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Table 4 Overview of the products used for analgesia and/or anaesthesia in pigs in the different countries according to the answers collected in the survey

From: Pig castration: will the EU manage to ban pig castration by 2018?

Country Trade name Active substance Marketing authorization holder
Austria Finadyne flunixin meglumine MSD Animal Health
Melovem meloxicam Dopharma
Metacam meloxicam Boehringer Ingelheim
Narketan ketamine Vétoquinol AG
Stresnil azaperone Provet AG
Belgium Metacam meloxicam Boehringer Ingelheim
Ketamidor ketamine Richter farma
Stresnil azaperone Eli Lilli
Novocain procaine hydrochloride, Procaine + adrenaline Kela laboratoria/VMD
Czech Republic Narketan ketamine Vetoquinol, Bioveta
Stresnil azaperone Eli Lilli
Procamidor procaine Richter Pharma AG
Denmark Finadyne flunexin MSD Animal Health
Melovem meloxicam Sacnvet
Ketador ketamine Salfarm
Procamidor procaine hydrochloride Salfarm
Coxofen ketoprofen Dechra
Romefen ketoprofen Merial
Rifen Ketoprofen Salfarm
Metacam meloxicam Boehringer Ingelheim
Meloxidolor meloxicam Huvepharma
Estonia Porcamidor procaine Richter pharma
France Stresnil azaperone Eli Lilly
Metacam, Melovem meloxicam Boehringer Ingelheim
Imalgene ketamine Merial
Finadyne Flunixine MSD Animal Health
Procamidor procaine hydrochloride Richter farma
Germany Ursotamin ketamine Medistar Arzneimittelvertrieb
Stresnil azaperone Elanco animal Health
Metacam meloxicam Boehringer Ingelheim, Vetmedica
Hungary Finadyne flunixin Intervet
Melovem meloxicam Dopharma International
Minocain procaine Kon-Pharma
Ketofen, Ketolodor, Ketanest, Ketamidor,
Ketink
ketoprofenum Merial, Le Vet Beheer B.V.,
Bela-pharm GmbH and Co.KG, Richter Pharma,
Industrial Veterinaria S.a.
Stresnil azaperone Eli Lilly Benelux N.V.
Iceland Metacam meloxicam Boehringer Ingelheim
Procamidor procaine hydrochloride Boehringer Ingelheim
Ireland Metacam meloxicam  
Tolfine tolfenamic Vetoquinol
Anaestamine Ketamidor ketamine Le Vet Beheer B.V
Richter Pharma
Stresnil azaperone Elanco
Flunazine flunixine Cross Vetpharm Group Limited
Italy Metacam meloxicam Boehringer Ingelheim
Tolfedine tolfenamic acid Vetoquinol
Stresnil azaperone Elanco animal Health
  lidocaine  
Alivios flunixin meglumine Fatro
Latvia Ketofen
Ketodolor
Dinalgen
Ketink
Rifen
Ketoprofenum Merial
Le Vet
Laboratorios Dr. Esteve Industrial Veterinaria. -
Richter Pharma
Aniketam
Ketamidor
ketamine Le Vet Beheer B.V
Richter Pharma AG
Alfacilline
Procamidor
procaine hydrochloride Alfasan International
Richter Pharma
Sodium Salicyl sodium salicylate Dopharma Research
Novasul metamizole Richter Pharma
Pracetam paracetamol Ceva Sante Animale
Luxembourg same as Belgium  
Netherlands Novem meloxicam Boehringer Ingelheim
Castralgin metamizole Interchemie de Adelaar
Gas CO2 O2  
Anaestamine Ketamidor
Narketan
ketamine Le Vet Beheer B.V
Richter Pharma
Vetoquinol
Procamidor
Pronestesic
procaine hydrochloride Richter Pharma
Fatro S.P.A.
Norway Lidokain 20 mg/ml- adrenalin 5 lidocaine NAF Apotek
Lidokel-Adrenalin vet Kela
Procamidor procaine hydrochloride Richter pharma
Metacam meloxicam Boehringer Ingelheim
Loxicom meloxicam Norbrook
Romania Stresnil azaperone Janssen Pharmaceutica
Slovakia Stresnil azaperone Janssen Pharmaceutica
Slovenia Bioketan ketamine Vetconsult
Novasul metamizole Vetconsult
Spain Ketolar ketamine Parke-Davis
Zoletil tiletamine + zolazepam Virbac
Stresnil azaperone Esteve
Valium diazepam Roche
Metacam meloxicam Mylan Pharmaceuticals
Meloxidyl meloxicam Ceva
Procamidor procaine hydrochloride Richter pharma
Ketoprofeno ketoprofen  
Sweden Melovem meloxicam Salfarm Scandinavia
Metacam meloxicam Boehringen Ingelheim
Xylocain Lidocaine AstraZeneca
Switzerland Metacam meloxicam Boehringer Ingelheim
Stresnil azaperone Ketavet, Janssens
Janssen ketamine Graeub
Dolorex butorphanol Intervet
Narketan ketamine Vétoquinol
Isoflurane isoflurane  
UK Ketamidor ketamine Richter
Le Vet Beheer B.V.
Stresnil azaperone Eli Lilly
Solacyl sodium salicylate Dechra, Eurovet
Finadyne,
Allevinix,
Pyroflam, Flunixin
flunixine Intervet, Merial, Norbrook
Kefotem ketamine  
Meloxidyl
Metacam, Novem
Inflacam, Rheumacam
Recocam
Melovem
Emdocam
Meloxidolor
Loxicom
Contacera
meloxicam Ceva
Boehringer Ingelheim
Chanelle
Cross VetPharm
Dopharma
Emdoka
Le Vet
Norbrook
Zoetis
  1. Some products may be missing and some products are used off-label