DOI: 10.30607/kvj.431453
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Abstract: This study aimed to investigate the effects of premedication with ascorbic acid (vitamin C) on physiologic parameters before medetomidine-ketamine anesthesia in New Zealand white rabbits. A total of 14 rabbits of both sexes, 1-4 months of age and 2-4 kg in body weight, were used in this study. The rabbits were randomly assigned one of two groups: medetomidine-ketamine (MK) or ascorbic acid-medetomidine-ketamine (AAMK). The rabbits in the MK group were given 0.25 mg/kg of medetomidine and 15 mg/kg of ketamine i…

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