Cyclosporin as the sole treatment for anal furunculosis: preliminary results.

@article{Griffiths1999CyclosporinAT,
  title={Cyclosporin as the sole treatment for anal furunculosis: preliminary results.},
  author={Leigh G. Griffiths and Martin Sullivan and W. W. Borland},
  journal={The Journal of small animal practice},
  year={1999},
  volume={40 12},
  pages={569-72}
}
Cyclosporin was used, as the sole agent, to treat six cases of anal furunculosis, allowing the clinical response to the drug to be evaluated. The initial dose was 7.5 mg/kg twice a day. Following one week of treatment, whole blood cyclosporin trough levels were measured and the dose was adjusted to obtain a stable trough level of 400 to 600 ng/ml. In all dogs, the lesions were found to follow a similar pattern of resolution throughout the course of treatment. The presenting signs disappeared… CONTINUE READING