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Ovarid tablets

Discussion in 'Cat Health and Nutrition' started by Janette Black, Apr 5, 2017.


  1. Janette Black

    Janette Black PetForums Newbie

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    My 14 year old male neutered cat was recently diagnosed with a rodent ulcer on his bottom lip and prescribed Ovarid 5mg tablets, 1 to be taken every 3 days. The ulcer disappeared after about 2 weeks but is now evident again in the same place: I wonder how safe it is to buy the tablets online......my local vet has retired and it is difficult for me to take the cat to the nearest vet practice.
     
  2. catcoonz

    catcoonz PetForums VIP

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    My girl gets rodent ulcers, i just bathe in warm salt water and it goes.
    Found it was an allergy to an ingredient in the biscuit i was feeding.
     
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  3. Ceiling Kitty

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    It's fine to get it online from a reputable pharmacy, but you'll need a prescription from the vet to do so as it's a prescription only medication.

    Anywhere that sells it to you without prescription is acting illegally.

    You might struggle to get it, I believe they're stopping production (again)?

    I'd look into alternative ways to manage this allergy if possible, especially as Ovarid carries a high risk of inducing diabetes as well.
     
  4. Janette Black

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    Thanks, will go revert to bathing in saline, may help this time!
     
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  5. Janette Black

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    Thank you, wasn't aware of the diabetes risk, I will try holistic treatment to manage his condition.
     
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    chillminx PetForums VIP

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    Also I would look into the possibility it is being caused by a food allergy (as with catcoonz' cat). One of mine had the same problem until I identified he is allergic to beef and chicken. No ulcers since I excluded those two proteins from his diet.
     
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    It was beef with my girl.
     
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  8. Janette Black

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    Will take this on board and try to eliminater the source of allergy. Thanks for the input.
     
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    Can I check what kind of food and water dishes you are using as plastic can cause an allergic reaction like this.
     
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  10. Janette Black

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    I use ceramic food bowls and a stainless steel water dish.
     
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