You probably want to be giving 30 IU not 30 ml.  Interferon is usually dosed 
down to 30 IU per ml.  You would give 1 ml a day.  $70 is a lot for a 30 day 
supply.

Gary

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jane Lyons" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <felvtalk@felineleukemia.org>
Sent: Friday, August 22, 2008 4:15 PM
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon question


> They gave me a choice of flavors, so I am hoping marshmallow will do
> it. Her mouth is inflamed
> so it is difficult to open it to squirt something in.
> The lab my vet used is charging 70.00 for a 30 day supply. (25.00 of
> that is overnight frio packing)
> Does that seem right to you? I'm doing 30 (ml) daily?
> I'll do anything if it enhances the quality of her live. I hope she
> responds to it.
> It is great that it helped your kitties mouth. I 'm encouraged.
>
> thanks for your help Gloria
>
> Jane
>
>
>
>
>
> On Aug 22, 2008, at 1:58 PM, Gloria B. Lane wrote:
>
>> Well the "rumor" I recall is that it is absorbed in the back of the
>> throat, so if you give it alone it heightens the possibility of that
>> happening.  I don't have any sources to document it, however, and it
>> may or may not be true.  But I always give it with a syringe not
>> mixed with food.  I think some folks use it with food and still
>> feel it helps.
>>
>> One of my FIV kitties started having some mouth isues yesterday.  I
>> started him on 1cc interferon mornings and he's much much better.  I
>> haven't seen it help with mouth problems before.
>>
>> Gloria
>>
>>
>>
>> At 11:36 AM 8/22/2008, you wrote:
>>> Gloria (thank you) sent me some great information about Interferon
>>> that someone
>>> called Tally put together for this list a few years ago.
>>> My vet has read it and is learning from Tally and any information I
>>> can give her.
>>>
>>> Is anyone using it now? The instructions are contradictory. One piece
>>> is that it
>>> cannot be given with food, while another suggests giving it with tuna
>>> juice.
>>> Since I cannot ask my vet, I am hoping someone out there is using it.
>>>
>>> I just received it and if I can figure out the correct method, will
>>> begin tonight.
>>>
>>> Here's hoping
>>> Jane
>>>
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