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Urinary Tract / Kidney Stones (Cystine) in Cats

Treatment

 

The veterinarian will usually recommend using treatment options such as a special diet and medication [N-(2-mercaptopropionyl)glycine (2-MPG)] to reduce and eliminate the stones without surgery.

 

Living and Management

 

Follow all recommended dietary changes and administer prescribed medication. This will help prevent a recurrence of the stones. It is also important to bring the animal back to the veterinarian's office to ensure the stones have been successfully dissolved.

 

Prevention

 

There are currently no known preventive measures for this medical condition.

 

 

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