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Abstract: The use of methimazole for the treatment of feline hyperthyroidism is discussed. The article outlines the rationale for compounding methimazole and describes how it may be prepared extemporaneously, including the components, methods of preparation, packaging, storage and labelling. It explains how pharmacists may advise pet carers on the appropriate use of and precautions to be taken when using these compounded products.

To cite this article: Haywood, Alison and Glass, Beverley. Methimazole for Feline Hyperthyroidism [online]. Australian Pharmacist, Vol. 30, No. 7, July 2011: 574-576, 578. Availability: <;dn=159418997509045;res=IELHEA> ISSN: 0728-4632. [cited 28 Nov 15].

Personal Author: Haywood, Alison; Glass, Beverley; Source: Australian Pharmacist, Vol. 30, No. 7, July 2011: 574-576, 578 Document Type: Journal Article ISSN: 0728-4632 Subject: Drugs--Dosage; Drugs--Packaging; Cats--Diseases; Veterinary drugs; Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions; Peer Reviewed: Yes Affiliation: (1) Senior Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus
(2) Professor of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, James Cook University, Townsville

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