Methimazole Suspension (Compounded) Rx
Starting At $51.07*

Methimazole Suspension (Compounded) Rx

  • This medication is compounded by skilled VetRxDirect pharmacy technicians following strict regulations. A minimum amount per compounded medication of $59.99 is required. When an amount less than the minimum is purchased the difference will be added to your invoice.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

  • A minimum order of 15mL is required.

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.
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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.