My regular vet, who I initially got it from, charged something like 
that.  Then I started getting it compounded at a compounding 
pharmacy, and chicken flavored.  Then I shopped around for cheaper 
price, asked a few people.... ha!  Got it cheaper with a rescue friendly vet.

Gloria


At 05:03 PM 8/22/2008, you wrote:
>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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