Fun fact: Direct instraspinal injection of dexmedetomidine apparently produces a dose-dependent elevation of pain thresholds in the Northern leopard frog.
Strangely this question is rarely asked in the primary vivas.
Photo by Brian Gratwicke.
T/F Dexmedetomidine has a potent amnestic effect
T/F Dexmedetomidine may reduce volatile agent requirements by up to 90%
T/F Rapid administration of dexmedetomidine may cause tachycardia
T/F Dexmedetomidine causes dose dependent myocardial depression
T/F Dexmedetomidine reduces tidal volume and increases respiratory rate