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What is Vetri-Lysine Plus?
Vetri-Lysine Plus is a chicken liver flavored soft chew that contains L-Lysine, an amino acid that helps control herpes in cats. Along with the ingredient DMG, Vetri-Lysine Plus helps support immune system functioning, collagen formation and tissue repair. The chews are soft and bite-sized, so even kittens can eat them.
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Benefits:
Contains L-Lysine which helps control cat herpes
Made in the USA
Supports immune system functioning
Supports collagen formation and tissue repair
Small, easy-to-eat, chicken flavored, bite-sized soft chews
Supports antibody and Lymphocyte production

How it works:
Vetri-Lysine Plus contains two active ingredients, L-Lysine and DMG, both of which support the immune system. L-Lysine is an amino acid that supports antibody, hormone and enzyme production. L-Lysine also helps control feline herpes, due to its ability to compete with L-Arginine, the amino acid which is required by the herpes virus to replicate. Along with L-Lysine, Vetri-Lysine Plus also contains DMG, which is a metabolite that is naturally produced by your pet's body in small amounts to support the immune response.

Cautions:
For animal use only. Keep out of the reach of children and animals. Safe use in pregnant animals or animals intended for breeding has not been proven. If your pet's condition worsens or does not improve, stop product administration and consult your veterinarian.


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Brand Name
Vetri-Lysine Plus

Active Ingredients: L-Lysine and N,N-Dimethylglycine (DMG) HCl

What is this product used for: Vetri-Lysine Plus is recommended to support proper immune response in cats. The ingredient L-Lysine can be used to control feline herpes.

Availability: Vetri-Lysine Plus is a non-prescription (OTC) product.

How this product should be stored: Store in a cool, dry place.

What are the side effects: There are no reported side effects.

What special precautions are there: Some pets may consider this a treat. Keep out of the reach of pets. Safe use in pregnant animals or animals intended for breeding has not been proven.

In the event of an overdose: Contact a healthcare professional immediately.

How should I store this product: Store in a cool, dry place.

What you should know about Vetri-Lysine Plus.

Vetri-Lysine is for cats and kittens only.
Although some cats consider this as a treat, it is important to only give the recommended daily amount.
Contains L-Lysine, which helps control feline herpes.
Tip: Vetri-Lysine Plus has a chicken liver flavor appealing to most cats.
Dosage:
Pet Weight Dosage
Adult Cat All weights Give 1-2 chews, twice daily
Kittens All weights Give 1 chew, twice daily
Dogs:
Horses:
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place.
Vetri-Lysine Plus:
Active Ingredients (per 2 chews) Amount
L-Lysine 250 mg
N,N-Dimethylglycine (DMG) HCl 50 mg
Inactive Ingredients: brewers yeast, canola oil, chicken liver flavor, citric acid, glycerin, mixed tocopherols, propionic acid, proprietary blend (maltodextrin, sodium alginate and calcium sulfate), rosemary extract, silicon dioxide, soy lecithin, vegetable oil.
Vetri-Lysine Plus Soft Chews 4.5 5 12 12
Old & Young liked it right away We have a cat who is over 8 years old, and we also have a young boy (almost 3 years). They both get very excited when I bring out the bag. I usually give one twice a day to each of them, and they both come running. The older one (without infections) seems more peppy and brave. We got the young one from Humane Society, and obviously, he had the herpes virus. He got really sick right away, and infected our very old cat (at the time). Worst part of a new kitten, is that they ALL seems to have that virus now. Literally: at least around here (WI). Causes major respiratory infections, asthma symptoms, runny green goo from eyes and with lots of sneezing. We'd get him healed up, and he'd get sick all over again from the smallest stressors. Now, he's got much more energy and not every stressor brings on a viral UR infection (like Dad going out of town for two days for work). Very worth it. Third darling cat doesn't like it, but she doesn't eat any kind of cat treat: ever. 10/09/2014
This really works! I have been giving this to my kitten ever since vet recommended it due to his upper respiratory & eye infections and possibility he has autoimmune issue(herpes). After getting infections under control w/ antibiotics vet suggested Lysine be continued on a daily basis. I didn't realize how much the Lysine was doing until I ran out for a few days and my cat began to show signs of yet another eye infection! Needless to say, I won't run out again! 07/31/2014
Before meal 'treat' Vet recommended L-Lysine for her weak immune system and skin reactions (hypoallergenic food too). While it's too soon to say, I have seen a reduction in sneezing, the snot being clear and water-y, instead of thick and green, and less itching/scratching. Plus, no recurrence of her bad ear infections. The trick is, to give it to them before you feed them anything else, otherwise picky cats like mine, will ignore it for the other food. Otherwise, she excitedly ran to me when I opened the bag, as opposed to the gel, which made her flee. It's kind of hard for her to break it down at times, but she's never choked and I bet it's beneficial for dental care like the dry food hardness. I preferred the ingredient list of this brand to the other dry supplement sold. 04/22/2014
good product These chews have been great! My cat loves the taste, which is good since they are hard for him to chew. They have helped with his chronic upper respiratory infections. Unfortunately, we adopted him with an URI, after 3 rounds of antibiotics the vet said she couldn't give him any more, so she recommended Lysine. This is much better then grinding up pills. He still gets sick but it's not as bad and it's short term. 07/21/2013
Great for feline herpes Like another reviewer, I bought a sphynx kitten who evidently had been medicated so as not to show her respiratory condition during the 5 hour drive home. Once in the house she wouldn't stop sneezing covering everything around with . . . Yuck. Vet said infection and went on 2 courses of antibioticswhich didn't work. I researched and found Lysine also smashing pills or powder version. Thank goodness for this product Miss B is now 1 happy sneezeless, hairless cat! 06/03/2013
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Due to the sensitive nature of diabetes, we would recommend checking with your veterinarian before introducing anything new into your cat's system.
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Lysine Cat Chews

Can more than two cat chews twice a day be given to an 11 lb. cat? I have been giving the suggested amount for one week and there is still a discharge from her eyes. Please advise.
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I assume you have a cat with herpes, like mine. There will always be some discharge (as told to me by my vet). After about 2 weeks of taking the vitamins it should be at a minimum however. When needed (about once a week), I use a warm wet wash cloth and clean his eyes for him.
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You would need to contact your vet before increasing the recommended dosage.
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Lysine is an amino acid that helps support the immune system. It may not be needed in your situation if your cats are healthy and have a good immune system already. You should ask your veterinarian if he/she thinks its necessary.
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Vetri-Lysine Plus is beneficial because it supports immune system functioning, collagen formation and tissue repair.
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my vet recommended lyseine for our cat that has feline herpes, so I was wondering if it would be beneficial for my fiv cat.
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It certainly should be! Obviously, I haven't met your cat, but it has helped a lot with my own (3) cats' immune responses. Their immune systems were weakened from Upper Respiratory Infections as youngsters - they all seemed to have had feline herpes virus when we brought them home (separate litters, and one from the local Humane Society). Especially our youngest (age 3) gets stressed by any change or any of us being out-of-town, and will quickly develop a URI or even UTI. This has helped him a great deal with that!
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I'm sorry but Lysine is only used for feline herpes virus not feline immunodeficiency virus.
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This information sheet is for educational purposes only and is intended to be a supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise and professional judgment of your veterinarian. The information is NOT to be used for diagnosis or treatment of your pet. You should always consult your own veterinarian for specific advice concerning the treatment of your pet. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, allergic reactions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for your pet. It is not a substitute for a veterinary exam, and it does not replace the need for services provided by your veterinarian.
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