DL-Methionine
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DL-Methionine

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What are DL-Methionine Tablets for Cats and Dogs?

  • DL-Methionine is a supplement that helps make the urine more acidic.
  • This may reduce the formation of certain types of urinary stones.

Why do cats and dogs use DL-Methionine?

  • Veterinarians may recommend a supplement like DL-Methionine to promote acidifying the urine, which may help prevent and treat certain types of stone formations and reduce odor from the urine.

What problems could my dog or cat have with DL-Methionine?

  • Methionine is not recommended for kittens, or for animals with renal failure, pancreatic disease, or liver insufficiency.
  • Possible adverse effects include gastrointestinal upset. If given with food, methionine may have reduced side effects and increased efficacy.
  • Methionine can be given with food or mixed in food unless otherwise instructed by your pet's veterinarian.
  • If too much methionine is given or if overdosage occurs, it can lead to anorexia, uncoordinated muscle movement, and cyanosis (a blue or purple pigmentation of the skin due to low oxygen levels). 

How do you use DL-Methionine?

  • Give as directed by your veterinarian.
  • Discuss the use of new supplements with your veterinarian before you start giving them.

What is in DL-Methionine?

  • The active ingredient in DL-Methionine is Methionine, a nutritional supplement and urinary acidifier.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • These DL-Methionine tablets are the VET Pharmaceuticals brand. You will receive the exact brand that you request.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the DL-Methionine?

  • Dogs and cats may use DL-Methionine for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.