Methionine
Veterinary & Aquatic Services Department, Drs. Foster & Smith

Methionine is a urinary acidifier. It is used for the treatment and prevention of certain types (struvite) of urinary stones. Do NOT use if the pet is on a special diet that also acidifies the urine, unless directed by your veterinarian. Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, weakness, pale or blue mucous membranes, incoordination, or staggering while being treated with methionine.

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Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children and pets.


If you think your pet has been poisoned...

Contact your veterinarian or one of the Animal Poison Hotlines (listed below) if you think your pet may have accidentally received or been given an overdose of the medication.

**ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center

1-888-4ANI-HELP (1-888-426-4435). $65.00 per case, billed to caller's credit card.

Follow-up calls can be made for no additional charge by dialing 888-299-2973.

There is no charge when the call involves a product covered by the Animal Product Safety Service.

**Pet Poison Helpline - 24-hour service available throughout North America for pet owners and veterinary professionals who require assistance with treating a potentially poisoned pet.

1-800-213-6680 ($35.00 per incident). Staffed 24-hours a day.


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