Clinical Observations and Safety Profile of Oral Herbal Products, Souroubea and Platanus Spp; a Pilot-Toxicology Study in Dogs

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This pilot-study evaluated the toxicity and safety profile of two herbal products Souroubea spp Botanical Blend (SSBB) and Platanus Tree Bark (PTB) after oral administration to dogs at elevated doses for 28 days. SSBB and PTB botanicals are the major active ingredients of Sin Susto™, a novel natural product for the treatment of anxiety in dogs. Three healthy female dogs were administered elevated doses of either SSBB, PTB or a placebo and then monitored for the occurrence of any systemic and local adverse events. Data from this pilot-study revealed that SSBB and PTB had no untoward effects on the health of dogs and were deemed safe which enabled the design and execution of a larger controlled target safety and toxicology study for Sin Susto™.


Ova preliminarna studija procenjuje toksičnost i bezbednost dva biljna sastojka Souroubea spp Botanical Blend (SSBB) i Platanus Tree Bark (PTB) nakon oralne primene kod pasa u povišenim dozama u trajanju od 28 dana. Biljne mešavine SSBB i PTB su dva glavna aktivna sastojka u Sin Susto™, novog prirodnog proizvoda registrovanog za preventivu/smanjenje anksioznosti kod pasa. Tri zdrave ženke pasa su primale povišene doze SSBB, PTB ili placebo nakon čega je praćena pojava sistemskih ili lokalnih neželjenih efekata. Podaci iz ovog preliminarnog istraživanja su pokazali da SSBB i PTB nisu izazvali nikakve neželjene efekte kod pasa i mogu se smatrati bezbednim što je omogućilo dalje istraživanje i izvođenje kontrolisanih ispitivanja u cilju demonstriranja bezbednosti i toksičnosti preparata Sin Susto™ kod pasa.


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