Default Values

Default values used by Vet Calculator Plus which are modifiable by the user.

Blood volumes

Species Volume (ml/kg)
Cat 55
Chinchilla 70
Dog 86
Ferret 75
Gerbil 67
Guinea Pig 75
Hamster 78
Mouse 79
Rabbit 56
Rat 64

Emergency Drugs

Drug Formulation Amount Shown
Amiodarone 50mg/ml 5mg/kg Yes
Atropine 0.54mg/ml 0.04mg/kg Yes
Calcium Chloride 100mg/ml 10mg/kg No
Calcium Gluconate 100mg/ml 50mg/kg No
Defib (Internal) - 0.5J/kg Yes
Defib (External) - 4J/kg Yes
Dobutamine 12.5mg/ml 0.01mg/kg/min No
Dopamine 40mg/ml 0.01mg/kg/min No
Doxapram 20mg/ml 5mg/kg No
Epinephrine (Hi) 1mg/ml 0.1mg/kg Yes
Epinephrine (Lo) 1mg/ml 0.01mg/kg Yes
Flumazenil 0.1mg/ml 0.01mg/kg Yes
Furosemide 50mg/ml 2mg/kg No
Lidocaine (Cat) 20mg/ml 0.25mg/kg Yes
Lidocaine (Dog) 20mg/ml 2mg/kg Yes
Mannitol 0.25g/ml 0.5g/kg No
Naloxone 0.4mg/ml 0.04mg/kg No
Sodium Bicarb. 1mmol/ml 1mmol/kg No
Vasopressin 20U/ml 0.8U/kg Yes

CRI Drugs

Drug Formulation Loading Dose CRI Dose
Alfaxan 10mg 1-2mg/kg 0.07-0.33mg/kg/min
Atacurium besylate 10mg 0.2-0.5mg/kg 3-9μg/kg/min
Butorphanol 10mg 0.2mg/kg 0.1mg/kg/hr
Calcium gluconate 100mg - 10mg/kg/hr
Cimetidine 150mg 2.5mg/kg 0.5-0.5mg/kg/hr
Diazepam 5mg 5-10mg/kg 0.1-0.5mg/kg/hr
Diltiazem 5mg 0.4mg/kg 0.2-0.5mg/kg/hr
Dobutamine 12.5mg - 1-20μg/kg/min
Dopamine 40mg - 2-20μg/kg/min
Epinephrine 1mg - 0.1-1.5μg/kg/min
Esmolol 10mg 500µg/kg 25-200μg/kg/min
Ethanol 1000mg 0.6g/kg 100mg/kg/hr
Fentanyl Citrate 50µg 1-20µg/kg 0.1-0.7μg/kg/min
Furosemide 50mg - 3-8mg/kg/hr
Heparin 1000U 100-300U/kg 5-50U/kg/hr
Isoproterenol 0.2mg - 0.02-0.1μg/kg/min
Ketamine 100mg 0.5mg/kg 10-20μg/kg/min
Lidocaine 20mg 2-4mg/kg 10-100μg/kg/min
Mannitol 250mg - 0.5-1g/kg/hr
Medetomidine 1mg 1-20µg/kg 1-3μg/kg/min
Metoclopramide 5mg - 0.01-0.02μg/kg/min
Midazolam 5mg 0.1-0.4mg/kg 0.35-0.35μg/kg/min
Morphine 15mg 1-10mg/kg 0.01-0.1mg/kg/hr
Norepinephrine 1mg - 0.05-1μg/kg/min
Nitroprusside 200µg - 0.1-10μg/kg/min
Panacuronium 1mg 0.04-0.1mg/kg 0.06-0.1mg/kg/hr
Pentobarbitol 65mg 3-30mg/kg 0-1mg/kg/hr
Phenylephrine 100mg - 1-3μg/kg/min
Procainamide 100mg 2-20mg/kg 10-50μg/kg/min
Propofol 10mg - 0.05-0.2mg/kg/min
Remifentanil 250μg 4-10μg/kg 0.06-1μg/kg/min
Verapamil 2.5mg 0.05-0.15mg 2-10μg/kg/min