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Acne in Cats

Treatment

 

Initially, treatment will involve the use of antibiotics and topical shampoos. If the acne outbreaks in the cat reduce, discontinue treatment by tapering medication over a two- to three-week period. If the episodes are continual or reoccur frequently, an appropriate maintenance schedule will be designed by your veterinarian; life-long treatment twice a week, however, may be necessary.

 

Living and Management

 

After the medication is discontinued, monitor your cat for relapses. Maintenance cleansing programs can also be used between relapses to extend the time between episodes.

 

 

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