Famciclivor & feline herpes associated dermatitis

Discussion in 'Non Sphynx Pet Questions' started by Yoda mom, Dec 30, 2017.

  1. Yoda mom

    Yoda momModerator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2012
    Messages:
    11,290
    Likes Received:
    9,373
    Location:
    Florida
    Sphynx Bucks:
    $101,395.52
    Ratings:
    +10,964
    • Butterflies
    • Red Sphynx
    • Pink Sphynx
    • Black Sphynx
    I was researching some medications and found this article mentioning
    Feline herpes associated dermatitis

    Treatment of feline herpesvirus-1 associated disease in cats with famciclovir and related drugs. - PubMed - NCBI

    I never knew the Feline herpes virus (FHV-1) can be associated with skin issues / dermatitis .

    http://dermatologyforanimals.com/faq/FelineHerpesvirus-Dermatitis.pdf


    Something to ask your vet about if your kitty has a skin issue with unknown origin .

    My vet shared the test for feline herpes can give false results

    (My vet did not push the feline herpes test when dealing with an eye inflammation treated with famciclivor )

    Just wanted to pass it on
     
    Last edited: Dec 30, 2017
    • Like Like x 3

    • admin

      adminAdministrator Staff Member

      Joined:
      Jan 13, 2009
      Messages:
      22,045
      Likes Received:
      14,079
      Location:
      USA
      Sphynx Bucks:
      $293,144.37
      Ratings:
      +18,248
      • Pig
      • Venus Fly trap
      • Black Sphynx
      • Skull head
      Good info - thanks! :)
       
      • Like Like x 1
      • Toa and Ross

        Toa and RossGold Lairian Notable Member

        Joined:
        Jan 23, 2015
        Messages:
        18,664
        Likes Received:
        15,096
        Location:
        Netherlands
        Sphynx Bucks:
        $216,041.91
        Ratings:
        +19,513
        Thanks for the info!
         
        • Like Like x 1