Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Methionine

Contributor(s): Lauren Trepanier

Introduction

Name

  • Methionine.

Class of drug

  • Urinary acidifier.

Description

Chemical name

  • L-methionine.

Molecular formula

  • C5H11NO2S.

Physical properties

  • Tablets.

Uses

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Indications

  • A urinary acidifier used in the management of struvite urolithiasis Urolithiasis in conjunction with dietary therapy.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • There is an increased risk of metabolic acidosis if used in conjunction with other urinary acidifiers.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based on Tennant B (1999)Small Animal Formulary.3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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