FELIMAZOLE

Treatment of hyperthyroidism in cats

 

Composition:

Each 1 tablet contains,
Methimazole – 2. 5 mg

Indication:

FELIMAZOLE Coated Tablets (methimazole) are indicated for the treatment of hyperthyroidism in cats

Contraindication:

Do not use in cats with hypersensitivity to methimazole, carbimazole or the excipient, polyethylene glycol.

Dosage:

The starting dose of FELIMAZOLE Coated Tablets is 2.5 mg administered every 12 hours. Following 3 weeks of treatment, the dose should be titrated to effect based on individual serum total T4 (TT4) levels and clinical response. Dose adjustments should be made in 2.5 mg increments. The maximum total dosage is 20 mg per day divided, not to exceed 10 mg as a single administration. Hematology, biochemistry, and TT4 should be evaluated prior to initiating treatment and monitored after 3 weeks and 6 weeks of treatment. Thereafter, bloodwork should be monitored every 3 months and the dose adjusted as necessary. Cats receiving doses greater than 10 mg per day should be monitored more frequently.

Pack sizes:

100 tablets

 

 

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