Orion is one of the best-known companies for veterinary medicines in the Nordic countries. Orion develops and manufactures new proprietary veterinary medicines.
Orion’s own proprietary medicines are the animal sedatives Domosedan® (detomidine), Domitor® (medetomidine), Antisedan® (atipamezole), Dexdomitor® (dexmedetomidine), Domosedan Gel® (detomidine) and Sileo® (dexmedetomidine).
Domosedan is used for sedating large animals, especially horses, for diagnosis and procedures by a veterinarian. It also acts as an analgesic. Domosedan Gel is a prescription medicine used for sedation to facilitate restraint for minor husbandry procedures.
Domitor and Dexdomitor are sedatives for small animals such as cats and dogs. Antisedan is a substance that rapidly and safely revives an animal following sedation with Dexdomitor or Domitor.
The newest addition to Orion's proprietary products is the prescription medicine Sileo (dexmedetomidine) oromucosal gel for dogs suffering from acute noise anxiety. Sileo is a prescription medicine indicated for alleviation of acute anxiety and fear associated with noise in dogs. For more information on noise anxiety visit http://www.dognoiseanxiety.com/
Examples of Orion’s other veterinary products include Kefavet® (cephalexin), an antibiotic for cats and dogs, and Comforion® (ketoprofen) NSAIDs particularly for cattle.