Optixcare L-Lysine Chews for Cats

Optixcare L-Lysine Chews for Cats
60 Chews

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  • 60 Chews £11.99


Optixcare® L-Lysine Chews is a nutritional supplement for cats and kittens. Feline herpes virus infection specialists recommend administration of twice daily bolus of 500mg of lysine to gain better and/or faster control of signs.1

1Maggs, DJ.,Nasisse MP, Kass PH. Efficacy of oral supplementation with L-Lysine in cats latently infected with feline herpesvirus. Am J Vet Res 2003: 64-37-42

  • Optixcare® L-Lysine is safe.
  • Optixcare® L-Lysine chews may help gain better and/or faster control of signs in feline herpesvirus infection.

Cats: 2 chews daily, kitten 1 chew daily or as often as recommended by your veterinarian.

Caution: Store in a cool, dry place.

  • Optixcare® L-Lysine Chews contains 500mg of lysine per chew
  • Optixcare® L-Lysine Chews are tasty, bite sized, easy to give soft chews: 83% cat acceptance as shown by independent palatability testing
  • Calorie content: 6 KCAL/chew

60 Optixcare® L-Lysine chews per bag

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Reviews (24)

Summary of Reviews for Optixcare L-Lysine Chews for Cats

Overall 4
Ease Of Use
Value For Money
Absence Of Side Effects
23 out of 24 (96%) customers would recommend this product.
5 stars (15 reviews)
4 stars (6 reviews)
3 stars (2 reviews)
2 stars (0 reviews)
1 stars (1 reviews)

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45 My cat has a virus which responds to the lysine reducing outbreaks of skin lesions
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By on 21 January 2022

Very effective and better than prescription steriods

Customer recommends this product

45 These seem to help with Monty's weepy eye
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By on 3 November 2020

The cat likes the taste of the chews so easy to administer.

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45 Half love it
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By on 11 January 2020

Two of my cats live it. Two will have nothing to do with it. So maybe it could be made to be more palpatable to a larger range of cats. Or made to be a little softer. It is fairly hard for a 'soft chew'.

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55 Great product and cat loves them
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By on 10 June 2019

I've been using these chews for about 6 months on the recommendation of my vet. My cat has FHV and had been getting recurring eye issues. She hasn't had any major issues since starting on the chews and, just as importantly, she loves them.

Customer recommends this product

35 Unfortunately upset my cats stomach
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By on 23 April 2018

My cat has a sensitive stomach and unfortunately these chews gave him the runs. Shame because he did enjoy them!

Customer recommends this product

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Q & A

Below are some recent questions we've received regarding Optixcare L-Lysine Chews for Cats, including answers from our team.

31 January 2016 at 10:11pm

Recommended dose for weaned kittens


what's the youngest age a kitten can consume the treats and will they just need half a treat?

  • VioVet Staff

These can be given to kittens as soon as they are weaned. They only need half a treat at a time when very young and not every day at first. You can gradually increase how much they have as they get bigger, but the exact amount is not critical.

25 September 2015 at 6:13pm

Optixcare L-Lysine Chews for Cats


Can these be given to any cat or are they just for cats who have been diagnosed with feline herpes (my cat gets frequent eye infections which the vet treats with drops but he has not said what is causing them)

  • VioVet Staff

These chews can be given to all cats and they might well be beneficial for your cat. It might be worth asking your vet first, but I am sure they would be safe.

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