If the cat has toxoplasmosis, it can not use GS, it needs to use antibiotics about 4 to 6 weeks, and only can specific like Doxycyclin.
How to judge whether the cat has toxoplasmosis or not?
It needS to do some bloodwork test.
Both deseases can cause same signs, it looks like neuro FIP.
We have a few Cats, short diagnostic and than told FIP, start GS but doesn’t help.
So if any neuro signs we always say : please make a toxoplasmosis test.
You only have a few puzzle pieces, and we try to find Out what the picture behind.
A good sign is whenc cats react soon to GS, so we say: that was FIP
But really sure we often didn’t know.
Toxoplasmosis and FIP and Leukosis and lymphoma. All looks a little bit the same.
Doxycyclin is a very strong antibiotic. And sometimes strong side effects.
The side effect is :
Often: gastrointestinal disorders such as nausea, heartburn, stomach pressure, vomiting, meteorism, fatty stools and mild diarrhea. Occasionally: Inflammation of the mouth and throat hoarseness difficulties swallowing black hair tongue phototoxic reactions similar to severe sunburn allergic reactions => exanthema, erythema, urticaria, itchy skin, erythema exudativum multiforme, reversible local swelling of the skin and mucous membranes, angioedema, asthma, anaphylactic shock, fixed drug eruption on the genitals and other parts of the body Serum sickness-like reactions with fever, headache, and joint pain irreversible tooth discoloration and enamel damage and reversible bone growth delays in children under 8 years of age Bleeding disorders and hematuria. Rare: increase in intracranial pressure (pseudotumor cerebri) => reversible; symptomatically characterized by headache, nausea, vomiting and visual disturbances Nail peeling and discoloration Leukocytopenia Leukocytosis Thrombocytopenia anemia Lymphadenopathies atypical lymphocytes toxic granulation of the granulocytes Kidney damage such as interstitial nephritis, acute kidney failure and anuria severe acute hypersensitivity symptoms up to threatening shock and cardiac arrest => facial edema, tongue swelling, internal swelling of the larynx with narrowing of the airways, rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, drop in blood pressure severe skin symptoms with life-threatening general reactions such as B. Exfoliative dermatitis, Lyell’s syndrome Paraesthesia Tachycardias Myalgias Arthralgia Restlessness and anxiety Disturbance or loss of smell and taste. Very rare: pseudomembranous enterocolitis Seizures.
It is the human side effects, for Cats they didn’t tell so much, but it is the same.