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Re: Famciclovir - Cody's mommy

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  • tonkmama
    Thanks Janet , I will. We may need a maintenance dosage like that, so I appreciate the advice.
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 30, 2013
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      Thanks Janet , I will. We may need a maintenance dosage like that, so I appreciate the advice.

      --- In felineherpes@yahoogroups.com, "Janet" <jrennecker2@...> wrote:
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      > Next time you go/talk to the vet let him/her know about Kuma being
      > stabilized with his severe conjunctivitis. I give him L-lysine every day
      > and then Famciclovir (62.5 mg) about every other day (just once a day).
      > Knock on wood, his eyes have been perfect for about a month.
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      > Janet
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      > From: felineherpes@yahoogroups.com [mailto:felineherpes@yahoogroups.com] On
      > Behalf Of tonkmama
      > Sent: Monday, April 29, 2013 3:15 PM
      > To: felineherpes@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [felineherpes]feline herpes Wheezing
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      > Our vet said that we should expect Cody to always have what she called
      > "submarine" breathing because the chronic infections cause " nasal changes".
      > She did not elaborate, but Caralees explanation seems much better. The vet
      > it shouldn't concern us as long as there are no other symptoms of infection.
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      > The vet was stunned by the change - for the better - in Cody after the
      > treatment with Famciclovir and Zithromax. I told her I was following the
      > group' s protocol for dosing with the Zithromax, and at first I think she
      > was annoyed with me for changing her RX instructions, but she did admit that
      > it was working fantastically and to continue for two weeks. She also wants
      > us to continue the Famciclovir for awhile after we stop the Zithromax, so we
      > are only changing one variable at a time, so we know what is working and
      > what isn't when he gets a flare up. She took blood to check his liver
      > function, etc., to make sure all the meds aren't having an adverse effect
      > but thinks not, given how good he looks and acts!
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      > The thing that made me happiest was that the vet told us that because of
      > Cody and the info we provided on the Famciclovir, she prescribed it for
      > another kitty with similar problems. So, yes, this group is making a huge
      > impact with vets as well as owners, one vet at a time! Yay!
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