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DrMelJ, Veterinarian
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Experience:  University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine- class of 2007.
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I have a 10 year old female cat with a hyperactive thyroid.

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i have a 10 year old female cat with a hyperactive thyroid. she has been prescirbed tablets for one month and will have an operation to remove the thyroid thereafter. i am having difficulty in giving her the tablets and is it al right to crush the tablets and mix in with her wet food
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Vet
Expert:  DrMelJ replied 2 years ago.
Hi there. Thanks for the question.Yes, you can crush the tablets and mix them with wet food. That is fine.If it is really not working, there is a compounded form of methimazole that is a transdermal gel- gets absorbed through the skin (usually applied to the inside of the ear).Best of luck.
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