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Do You Need Help to Stop NAIL BITING or THUMB SUCKING? Or, Do You Want to Discourage Pets from LICKING Wounds or Irritated Areas?

WE CAN HELP!!

As you probably know, our compounding professionals can flavor meds to please any palate – whether young or elderly people or a cat, colt or kangaroo! But, we can also make preparations taste bad when necessary. For example, we can formulate topical sprays, creams and gels that contain Sucrose Octaacetate, a sugar derivative that has been approved by the FDA as a food additive, but that has an extremely bitter taste.

Topical Sucrose Octaacetate can be applied to the nails or thumb as a deterrent to biting or sucking. While it tastes quite bad, Sucrose Octaacetate is not likely to burn or irritate the mouth as some home remedies containing hot substances can do.

Our compounding professionals can also prepare a topical “anti-lick” spray with a hot pepper and/or bitter taste that animals do not like. Once an animal licks an area that has been sprayed, he is unlikely to lick the area again.

Ask our “problem solvers” for other helpful ideas! We will work together with you and your doctor or veterinarian to help every member of your family!

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