Multifel-4: instructions for use of the vaccine
Do I need to vaccinate Pets? The question is actually complex. Someone from zavodskov refuses to be vaccinated, arguing that it is better to let one kitten from the litter will die from the infection than to weaken all over and over again to all weaker generation. Others argue that until the beginning of the mass vaccination infection has decimated hundreds of thousands of animals, and now we can avoid it.
However, all disputes are cut off, when it comes to the demands of the veterinary doctors. If you want to safely contain the animal in the city, take it with you to the transport to bring her to the exhibition, it must be grafted. And now the question arises which vaccine is the best, gentle to the body and at the same time very effective. Today we want to tell you about the drug "Multifel-4". Instruction manual says that this is a great Russian vaccine, which enjoys stable popularity.
They need to inform owners that it formed the right attitude to the process of vaccination in General and separately to the drug "Multifel-4". Instruction manual emphasizes that it is not an injection of health, as provocation of immune system. That is to vaccinate only perfectly healthy animals, otherwise you may get the opposite result.
Before vaccination need to be examined by a veterinarian, be sure to take a blood test, undergo deworming. In this case, you can be sure that any harm to the body of your pet will not cause the drug "Multifel-4". Application instruction emphasizes that to leave an animal without protection is much more dangerous, and risks associated with proper administration of the vaccine is reduced to almost zero.
Reliable protection against four deadly diseases
Now we would like to elaborate on some of the diseases this vaccine protects. First and foremost, it's three serious diseases whose treatment is very often ineffective.
- Panleukopenia is a severe disease, often fatal. Signs are fever, vomiting and diarrhea, loss of appetite.
- Calicivirus infection cats – this is a typical cold, only severe. It flows badly, this affects the respiratory organs and the oral cavity. The disease lasts from 1 to 3 weeks, there are fever, discharge from the nose and mouth, anorexia. Calicivirus infection of cats leads to the development of viral pneumonia. Antibiotics useless for treatment, antiviral drugs give little effect, it is therefore important to use the achievements of science and medicine in the field of vaccines.
- Cat flu – the latter two diseases similar symptoms, is coughing and sneezing, secretion from the nose and loss of appetite.
- Chlamydia – the last disease, which is vaccine "Multifel-4". Instruction manual says that it is not too common, but has some unpleasant consequences, so it is much better to prevent than to cure.
Any of these illnesses require serious treatment, more time and financial costs. However, a simple and affordable procedure is able to protect your pet. According to recent studies, this drug is 95 %. This is a very good indicator, due to which got its popularity the vaccine "Multifel-4". The price of this drug is quite affordable — only 216 rubles per dose.
It is a modern vaccine, which is a complex of virus strains of the pathogen of chlamydia cats, panleukopenia, rhinotracheitis, caliciviruses. Thus, the drug prevents the development of virtually all viral diseases associated with the respiratory system. Is a liquid with a sediment at the bottom of the bottle, which is easily broken by shaking.
Primary vaccination involves two injections. This is a General rule when using any vaccine, and not a feature "Multifel-4". The price of the full course is approximately 450 rubles, plus veterinary services.
The advantages of the drug
As you know, there are two kind of vaccines: live and killed. In the first the virus is in a weakened state, but it's all the same disease-causing organisms. The body produces a strong immune response. So next time to find similar pathogens, the immune system will react instantly.
Killed vaccines contain only parts of pathogens, so produced by the immune system will be slightly weaker. To this class belongs the "Multifel-4". The main advantage of this tool is safety for the animal.
The first time kittens are vaccinated at the age of 8-12 weeks. So as to chop will be a veterinarian, he also needs to tell you what you need to pay attention. The first few days you may notice some weakness, slight fever, refusal of food. If after two days of these symptoms persist or increase, consult a doctor.
Again, the vaccine is put through 21-28 days after the first. During this time the body has time to develop immunity to the virus, so the second vaccination usually does not lead to degradation, but allows you to strengthen and enhance the immune response.
Vaccination "Multifel-4" has a limited time effect. Within 10-12 months after its introduction the body "remembers" introduce malicious viruses and is willing to give them a fitting rebuff. Gradually, the immune response is weakened, so it has to be updated regularly.
Revaccination is carried out at the age of 12 months. Annually, you must repeat this procedure. Definitely need to get checked out at the vet. The drug administered only completely healthy animals. If the vaccination will coincide with the incubation period of any viral disease, the animal may die.
Method of application
Now let's look at how to inject this medication. Sell the vaccine in glass ampoules in a volume of 1 ml. the drug should be administered subcutaneously in the region of the blade. For kittens up to six months the dose is divided in half, that is injected 0.5 ml, Animals older than 6 months receive a dose of 1 ml irrespective of breed and body weight. For each animal you must use a separate syringe.
When applying on the testimony at the recommended doses side effects have been identified. In this work the preparation is simple enough to deal with it not only an experienced physician but also a beginner. However, do not self-medicate, at least invite to house a nurse. When injected the vaccine on the skin or mucous membranes should be rinsed with clean water. Before the introduction of the must-see bottle. If integrity is violated, to use the drug.
If you evaluate the statements of veterinarians, it can be concluded that the opinions about the vaccine very well. Most veterinarians use in their practice "Multifel-4". Reviews say that it is quite reliable and affordable tool for the prevention of the most serious diseases in cats. The cost of the drug causes a heated debate among pet owners, but the doctors say that it is the quality of the Russian drug that gives no worse results than the imported.