Viralys is an oral supplement that contains the amino acid L-Lysine. Highly palatable powder may be sprinkled over dry food or mixed with a small amount of canned food. For use in cats and kittens as a nutritional supplement for conditions responsive to Lysine. 100 grams (approx 310 rounded scoops)
Administration: One rounded scoop contains approximately 500 mg of L-Lysine in a palatable base. The suggested amount for cats over 6 months of age is one rounded scoop given orally once daily. The suggested amount for kittens under 6 months of age is 1/2 scoop given orally once daily. Adjust amount based on veterinary recommendations.
Active Ingredients per scoop:
L-Lysine Hydrochloride - 500 mg
Brewer's Dried Yeast, Dried Whey, Hydrolyzed Fish (enzymatic),
Hydrolyzed Poultry Liver (enzymatic), Lecithin, Mixed Tocopherols
(a preservative), Rosemary Extract, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate,
Store at room temperature in a tight, light resistant, childproof container.
Possible Side Effects
Side effects have not been reported with the use of L-Lysine.
If your pet experiences an allergic reaction to the supplement, signs may include facial swelling, hives, scratching, sudden onset of diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs, or coma. If you observe any of these signs, contact your veterinarian immediately.
Drug, Food, and Test Interactions
Consult with your veterinarian before using lysine with any other medications, including vitamins and supplements, since interactions may occur.
Lysine in large doses may increase the toxicity of certain antibiotics including gentamicin, tobramycin, amikacin, kanamycin, neomycin, streptomycin, and similar drugs.
Signs of Toxicity/Overdose
An overdose may cause stomach upset.
If you know or suspect your pet has had an overdose, or if you observe any of these signs in your pet, contact your veterinarian immediately.
Keep this and all other medications and supplements out of the reach of children and pets.