In cats, famciclovir is used to treat upper respiratory infections. It's an antiviral drug used to treat feline herpes and viral rhinotracheitis. The feline herpesvirus is the most common cause of these illnesses.
Who is Famciclovir Tablet for?
Why use Famciclovir Tablet?
This antiviral addresses the symptoms of feline herpes virus and feline viral rhinotracheitis in cats.
How does Famciclovir Tablet work?
This antiviral drug contains a nucleoside analog DNA polymerase inhibitor, which inhibits virus DNA reproduction and stops the infection from spreading.
Camber, AmerisourceBergen, North Star, Teva or other generic brand
How is Famciclovir Tablet sold?
Sold by the tablet in 125 mg, 250 mg or 500 mg strengths.
What are the side effects of Famciclovir Tablet?
Although Famciclovir is considered an effective and safe feline medication, the potent drug could lead to adverse reactions in some felines. Low-grade fever Diarrhea Vomiting Nausea Hypersensitivity Giving this medication with a meal can reduce the chances of gastrointestinal effects. If you believe your cat is experiencing any side effects, withdraw treatment and notify your veterinarian.
What special precautions are there?
Never administer to an animal with a penciclovir allergy. Administer cautiously to nursing cats, cats with renal dysfunction, and cats taking Probenecid. Keep out of the reach of animals and children.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Famciclovir Tablet?
Keep product stored in a dry and cool environment.
If a serious side effect occurs, take your pet to the nearest emergency animal hospital.
Use as prescribed by your veterinarian.