New feline medication approved after Decatur clinic participates in trial

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DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - The Northgate Pet Clinic posted to Facebook about a new medication that was approved for cats after they participated in a clinical trial.

The trial was for an appetite stimulant for cats that has been approved by the FDA.

The FDA approved a transdermal formulation of mirtazapine as an appetite stimulant. It can be applied to the skin of the cat.

The product name is Mirataz. It is produced by Kindred Bioscience Inc.

It hits the market this summer.

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