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Salkin, My pet has kidney disease and had been on 1.25mg
Hello Dr. Salkin, My pet has kidney disease and had been on 1.25mg tablets of Felimazole until yesterday. But that dose has been backordered for months, since I had ordered another bottle a few months… read more
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Hi, my cat, Joe, was put on 5mg of Felimazole, twice a day (12 hours apart) for hyperthyroidism. He's been on the pills for 2 weeks now and his improvement after taking the pill was almost immediate. … read more
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My vet changed the dosage of Felimazole my cat is getting
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Gizmo, my 12 yr old cat was recently diagnosed with hyperthyroid.
Gizmo, my 12 yr old cat was recently diagnosed with hyperthyroid. Initially, our vet put Gizmo on Hill's y/d which was not tolerated. He then put her on Felimazole 2.5 mg twice daily. After 3 weeks he… read more
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Our cat has lost appetite the past 24 gours and twice today
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My 14 year old cat has recently been diagnosed with hyperthyroidism
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My cat has been diagnosed with Hyperthyroidism. He is taking
My cat has been diagnosed with Hyperthyroidism. He is taking medicine and continues to lose weight. What else can be done for the little guy?… read more
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Hi, My 18 yr old, short hair, indoor cat has started peeing
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Why could my 15 yr. old cat still be losing weight even while
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my 16 year old hyperthyroid male..liver..dosage..appetite loss..rays
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can the enlarged thyroid tumor although being treated with
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My beloved cat of 21 yrs had hyperthyroidism. She was put
My beloved cat of 21 yrs had hyperthyroidism. She was put on 5 mg Felimazole am and 2.5 mg pm. She had her blood checked regularly every 6 months. I understand thyroid problems can cause strokes but s… read more
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