Methimazole Suspension (Compounded) Rx

Methimazole Suspension (Compounded) Rx

We're sorry, this product is no longer available.

I'm sorry but our pharmacy is no longer making specially compounded medications. We do sell comercially prepared Felimazole tablets and Methimazole Generic Tablets. If you are looking for a new compounding pharmacy, you may be able to find one by consulting with your veterinarian or searching for an accredited PCAB Compouning Pharmacy on the Accreditation Commission for Health Care's website.

What is the Methimazole Suspension for Cats?

  • Methimazole is a prescription medication used to treat overactive thyroid glands in cats. While Methimazole can’t stop the condition, it will help your cat feel better and improve her quality of life.
  • The active ingredient in each small, coated Felimazile table is methimazole, which reduces the amount of the thyroid hormone your cat’s thyroid gland produces.

Why do cats use Methimazole?

  • Cats may be prescribed Methimazole to treat overactive thyroid.
  • Hyperthyroidism, or overactive thyroid, in cats causes weight loss, increased appetite, excessive thirst, hair loss, and more. 
  • While there is no permanent treatment for cats with hyperthyroidism, your veterinarian can help your cat feel better by regulating the thyroid with prescription Methimazole.

What else should I know about Methimazole?

  • Fish flavored methimazole suspensions are temporarily unavailable.
  • Manages symptoms of hyperthyroidism in cats.
  • Flavored liquid may be easier to dose than tablets.
  • The suspension is oil-based and does not need to be refrigerated.
  • Methimazole has a bitter taste that may be masked by flavors or coated tablets.
  • Looking for Felimazole tabletsMethimazole Generic Tablets, or Methimazole Transdermal Gel?

What problems could my or cat have with Methimazole?

  • Common side effects include vomiting, decreased appetite, and lethargy.
  • Most side effects occur in the first 3 months of giving Methimazole and may be lessened by gradually increasing the dose. Always follow your veterinarian's directions.

How do you use Methimazole?

  • Wear gloves when handling Methimazole.
  • Pregnant women, women who may become pregnant, nursing mothers, and people with low thyroid levels should not handle Methimazole.

What is in Methimazole?

  • Methimazole is an antithyroid agent that reduces the level of thyroid hormones in the body.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • The Methimazole Suspension is a compounded medication. The ingredients will be mixed specially for your dog or cat in our pharmacy.

Is it important for my cat to finish all of the Methimazole?

  • Cats may use Methimazole for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.

Who makes the Methimazole Suspension?

  • The Methimazole Suspension is hand-made in our pharmacy.
  • There is a minimum charge of $59.99.
  • Shelf-life limits orders to an 80-day supply.