FortiFlora® is a registered trademark of Nestle Purina Pet Care Company. Comparison based on information available on the product label.
Feline FortiFlora is a nutritional supplement that improves the microbial balance in the gastrointestinal tract helps to maintain the balance of your cat's intestinal health. Many cats have problems with diarrhea. This condition can be caused by several factors, such as the introduction of a new food , use of antibiotics, and stress, caused by either environmental or physical hardship. This supplement is recommended by veterinarians to be used as a dietary supplement to manage cat diarrhea.
Fortiflora is made with a guaranteed amount of live active cultures from Enterococcus faecium (1 X 108 CFU/g), a strain of probiotic that has been proven to help balance cats' intestinal health. The beneficial bacteria in FortiFlora protect against unhealthy bacteria and nourish intestinal cells. This particular microorganism has a history of being both safe and beneficial for use in humans and animals. FortiFlora can safely be used in both pregnant cats and kittens.
FortiFlora contains high levels of the antioxidants Vitamins A, C, and E. It an excellent choice for all cats, and is especially beneficial for those also suffering from low immune systems. Vitamin A is used by the body as an important hormone-like growth factor for cells and is necessary for healthy vision . Vitamin C is important for the healing of wounds and is necessary for many metabolic reactions, and Vitamin E is also involved in immune function.
Even though the probiotics have an immediate effect on the gastrointestinal tract, results may not be seen for several days. It is generally recommended to give FortiFlora once a day for 30 days. The longer your cat has suffered from diarrhea, the longer it will take to clear up. Cats with acute diarrhea will show results sooner than cats suffering from chronic problems.
Even with picky eaters, FortiFlora is easy to use because of its excellent palatability. The recommended dosage is to feed with one meal a day. It can also be added to canned food. Tests have shown that the microorganisms can live for up to 24 hours while mixed with the food. When using the supplement to counteract the negative side-effects of antibiotics, it is most effective when fed at a separate time than the medicine, such as at the beginning or end of a meal. It is recommended to begin using Fortiflora before the antibiotics are started and then continue with it after the dosage is finished.
FortiFlora is easy to store. The packets should be stored at room temperature because extensive heat will shorten the life of the cultures.
|Size||3 / 30 ct boxes|
Feed one packet to your cat daily under the supervision of your veterinarian.
Animal digest, Enterococcus faecium, L-ascorbyl- 2-polyphosphate (source of Vitamin C), Vitamin E supplement, beta-Carotene, zinc proteinate, taurine, salt, manganese proteinate, ferrous sulfate, copper proteinate, calcium iodate, sodium selenite
Contains a source of live (viable) naturally occurring microorganisms.
Crude Protein (Min) 43.0%
Crude Fat (Min) 12.0%
Crude Fiber (Max) 1.0%
Moisture (Max) 5.0%
Microorganisms (Enterococcus faecium) (Min) 1 X 108 CFU/g