They might have, but Immunoregulin isn't very expensive. The brief search I did on Immonglobulins talked about it being made from 1000 different donors, etc., very expensive. It is a therapy use that has been tried on many different things for humans and I guess some animals.
Gary -----Original Message----- From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Gloria B. Lane Sent: Sunday, April 05, 2009 12:54 AM To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Interferon and Vetri-DMG - do these things help? They may have meant immunoregulin...rather than immunoglobulins? Gloria On Apr 4, 2009, at 10:44 PM, gary wrote: > The vet that said interferon might or might not help, is correct. I > seriously doubt that your vaccinated cats would "inevitably" become > positive. It is true that the vaccine is not 100% effective, but the > vaccine combined with the natural immunity that many adult cats have > should > keep them fairly safe. There are, of course, no guarantees. > > I haven't used DMG, but have heard many others speak highly of it. > I am > presently using Moducare. I don't think any of us has any > scientific proof > as to the efficacy of any of these, there just hasn't been enough > study, so > we do what we feel will help. > > As for "immunoglobulins", I don't think I have seen anyone mention > that here > or on the other FeLV lists, unless, it was called something else. > > I don't think I would consider re-homing my negatives, you might be > waiting > a long time for the positive to be gone, some here have very old > positives. > > Gary > > -----Original Message----- > From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org > [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of James > Rauscher > Sent: Saturday, April 04, 2009 7:28 PM > To: email@example.com > Subject: [Felvtalk] Interferon and Vetri-DMG - do these things help? > > > One of the vets who saw my FeLV+ catOnyx said I could give her > interferon, > that it may or may not help her, but certainly would not hurt her. > Two other > vets told me there was nothing to do for her except to wait until > she gets > sick then put her to sleep. One of them recommended "re-homing" my > negative > cats until the positive one dies because they will "inevitably" become > positive as well, even though they are vaccinated. > > Another owner of mixed positives and negatives is taking the same > route as > me in not separating the positives and negatives (vaccinating the > negatives) > but also gives her positive kitty something called Vetri-DMG which is > supposedly produced by the body naturally and is an immune system > booster. > > Does anyone here have experience with these products? The vet who > told me to > re-home my negatives said immunoglobulins are very expensive and > only help > to keep a suffering cat alive. I am very confused - I get a different > opinion from every vet I talk to! > > > Avia > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org > _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org