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  • Methimazole is used to lower the amount of thyroid hormone in the blood. This medication will not cure hyperthyroidism, but will help control the disease.

  • Methocarbamol is used to relax muscles and reduce muscular spasms.

  • Methylprednisolone is a glucocorticoid used for many conditions. This type of medication is used to suppress the immune system in diseases like systemic lupus, to stop itching, to treat Addison’s Disease, to treat certain types of cancer, to stop swelling of the brain, to treat certain kinds of anemia and to treat many other conditions.

  • Metoclopramide is used to increase the movements or contractions of the stomach and intestines. It may be used to relieve the symptoms of vomiting and heartburn (gastro-esophageal reflux). This medication may be used for other conditions as determined by your veterinarian.

  • Metronidazole is a synthetic antibacterial and antiprotazoal agent used in treating giardiasis, trichomoniasis, amoebiasis, balantidiasis and trypanosomiasis.

  • Milbemycin oxime is used to prevent heartworm and for the control of hookworms and roundworms. This medication may be used for other conditions as determined by your veterinarian.

  • Mirtazapine is a medication used mainly in cats to treat nausea, vomiting, and anorexia (appetite loss). Mirtazapine comes in pill form and is given orally (by mouth).

  • Misoprostol is used to treat or prevent stomach ulcers, especially when they may be caused or aggravated by non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Misoprostol helps the stomach protect itself against acid damage. It also decreases the amount of gastric acid produced by the stomach. This medication may be used for other conditions as determined by your veterinarian.

  • Mitotane is primarily used to treat Cushing’s disease in dogs. It has also been used to treat adrenal tumors. Mitotane reduces the amount of cortisone-like hormones produced by the adrenal cortex. These steroids are important for various body functions; however excessive levels of these hormones can cause problems.

  • This triple antibiotic solution or ointment is used to treat surface bacterial infections of the eye. These infections may occur in the cornea (clear part of eye) or in the conjunctiva (pink parts around eyelids).

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