Is it ok to crush methimazole for cats?

Is it ok to crush methimazole for cats?

Do not break or crush tablets. Wear protective gloves to prevent direct contact with litter, feces, urine or vomit of treated cats, and broken or moistened tablets.

What happens if my dog eats Felimazole?

Thankfully a one off dose of Felimazole (of this 2.5mg size) for a 15lb dog is unlikely to cause any big issue. Potentially we could see some vomiting and diarrhea from this ingestion, or if Nick ingested more than one tablet, then potentially increased respiratory and heart rates.

Why is methimazole hazardous?

Methimazole has been classified as hazardous because the medication impedes the body from using iodine to make thyroid hormone, thereby inhibiting synthesis of the hormone. The drug may cause birth defects and has been found to cause cancer in rodents.

Can I give Felimazole once a day?

Can I use thiamazole once a day or does it need to be given twice daily? Methimazole/thiamazole is generally more effective in inducing euthyroidism when administered twice daily but once euthyroid, many cats can be maintained on once daily treatment.

What are the symptoms of garlic and onion poisoning in cats?

Symptoms of Garlic and Onion Poisoning in Cats 1 Anemia. 2 Lack of energy. 3 Pale gums.

What happens if your cat eats styrofoam and vomits?

The gastrointestinal blockage most commonly manifests through vomit or diarrhea (when it’s partial). However, if the styrofoam caused a complete blockage of the intestines, your cat might experience constipation. Other symptoms include weakness, lack of appetite, and abdominal pain.

Which is the most poisonous food for cats?

A vet may induce your cat to vomit, as well as give your pet a dose of activated charcoal. Other options include sedatives, heart medication to lower your cat’s heart rate, and starting your cat on an IV. Onions have larger quantities of sulfoxides and disulfides than garlic so are more toxic for your cat. But both should be avoided by your pet

What happens if you put flea medication on a cat?

One of the most commonly presenting emergencies I see is accidental poisoning of cats by their well-intentioned pet owners. They often put “small dog” flea medication onto their “big cat,” without appropriately consulting with their veterinarian or reading the label carefully, resulting in severe poisoning in cats.

What are the side effects of Felimazole for dogs?

She has been on the drug since 12/26/14. After about a week, I noticed serious lethargy, lack of appetite, and vomiting. I cut the pill back to one per day, with the vet’s agreement, and the appetite returned, along with some energy and decreased vomiting.

How often can you take Felimazole in a day?

The dose is the standard 2.5 mg 2 times a day, administed first with a pill popper, now placed in the food. She does not like to be handled, so the ear gel may not be a reliable way to administer it.

How much did Felimazole weigh before he had kidney failure?

Twice a year the vet carried out blood tests and the results were not alarming. Before he was diagnosed with kidney failure he weighed 5 kg. In September 2014 he weighed 4 kg and in January 2015 he weighed 3.50. He became very thin and his mobility has been restricted by the muscle loss.

How many Felimazole tablets should I give Jethro?

Before I touch the subject of Felimazole tablets, let me write briefly about my 18 year old, long haired Norwegian Forest cat, Jethro. In September 2012 he was diagnosed with CKD. The vet prescribed FORTEKOR (tablets) 5 mg. I should give him one tablet a day. Also he should eat veterinary diet Renal (canned, dry and in pouches) and nothing else.