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Efficacy and safety of methimazole for once daily transdermal treatment of cats with hyperthyroidism

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Overview

Therapeutic Class
Anti-thyroid: thioimidazole-derivative

Species
Cats

May Be Prescribed by Veterinarians for:
Feline hyperthyroidism

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The efficacy and safety of a novel lipophilic formulation of methimazole for the once daily transdermal treatment of cats with hyperthyroidism

In this 12-week trial, once-daily application of a novel formulation of transdermal methimazole applied to the pinnae was as effective and safe as twice daily oral carbimazole in the treatment of cats with hyperthyroidism. This novel formulation and transdermal application could have practical advantages to some pet owners. Summary of the study