Methio-Form is a urinary acidifier used to treat and prevent certain types of urinary stones. It can help prevent urinary tract infections and bladder stones. Methio-Form requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
Cats and Dogs
Methio-Forms active ingredient is dl-methionine, an amino acid that acidifies your pets urine. It also helps to treat and prevent certain types of bladder stones.
Side effects that may occur when using Methio-Form include loss of appetite, vomiting, or diarrhea. Other side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to your pet.
Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. If you do not understand the directions, ask your pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you. Store this medication at room temperature and protect from light. Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
Give the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next regularly scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and give the next one as directed. Do not give a double dose of the medication.
In the event of overdose, contact your veterinarian or veterinary emergency room. Symptoms of overdose may be severe and could result in life threatening metabolic acidosis if veterinary treatment is not begun.
Do not use Methio-Form in animals with liver, kidney, or pancreatic disease. Do not use Methio-Form in animals with metabolic acidosis or animals with urate kidney stones.
Side effects that may occur when using Methio-Form include loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. Other side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to the animal.
Use caution when giving Methio-Form with aminoglycoside antibiotics such as gentamicin, or when giving quinidine. Talk to your veterinarian or pharmacist before using Methio-Form with any prescription or over the counter medications, including vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements.
Your pharmacist has additional information about Methio-Form written for health professionals that you may read.
Give Methio-Form with food. Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian.
Store at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.