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What is the daily dose of Famciclovir 7 lb cat?

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What is the daily dose of Famciclovir for a 7 lb cat?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 1 year ago.

The recommended dose when addressing feline herpesvirus (FHV-1) based upon pharmacokinetic studies is now 18 mg/lb thrice daily although lower dosages or dosing frequency may yet prove efficacious. 18 mg/lb x 7 lb ~ 125 mg thrice daily. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.

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