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Research on Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) » Treatment Protocol

Cats with the dry form of FIP were given the Polyprenyl Immunostimulant (PI) at 3mg/kg per dose three times a week. The use of concurrent steroids was discouraged. Cats currently on steroids were weaned off over 2-3 weeks while on the Polyprenyl Immunostimulant if appetite and well being could be maintained.

An initial 5 week supply of the Polyprenyl Immunostimulant was shipped to the veterinarian after the data was reviewed by Dr. Al Legendre if the cat met the inclusion criteria. The PI was shipped to the collaborating veterinarian monthly after the results of the monthly reevaluation were received. Ms. Gina Galyon was the veterinary technician who maintained the records and monitored the progress of the cats in the study and approved sending the next month’s supply of the PI.

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