(Generic) Acepromazine Maleate Tablets are used for sedation, tranquilization and as a pre-anesthetic agent in dogs. Acepromazine Maleate Tablets can be used as an aid in controlling animals during examination, treatment, grooming, x-ray and minor surgical procedures. Acepromazine maleate has a depressant effect on the central nervous system and therefore causes sedation, muscular relaxation and a reduction in spontaneous activity. It acts rapidly, exerting a prompt and pronounced calming effect. It is an effective pre-anesthetic agent and lowers the dosage requirement of general anesthetics. The recommended dosage of Acepromazine Maleate Tablets is 0.25-1 mg per lb body weight. Acepromazine Maleate.