Prescription Flavoring Services

Fool Your Taste Buds

Wouldn't it be great if your liquid medication could taste like a slice of strawberry swirl cake? We can help fool your taste buds with our prescription flavoring service.

Prescription Flavoring

Our prescription flavoring service, FLAVORx, is available for $2.99 at all Walgreens and Duane Reade pharmacies. Flavoring masks unpleasant tastes and can help children take their medicine.1

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  • Apple
  • Banana
  • Bubblegum
  • Cherry
  • Chocolate
  • Grape
  • Lemon
  • Mango
  • Orange
  • Orange Swirl
  • Raspberry
  • Strawberry
  • Strawberry Swirl
  • Vanilla
  • Walberry Swirl
  • Watermelon

Have a Little Fun with Flavor

The FlavorBot can help you and your kids choose a flavor to make prescriptions tasty (and avoid medicine-time meltdowns). It's fun and gets kids involved.
Use the FlavorBot ›

Word games, puzzles and more:

PDF Document Download and print a flavor activity sheet for kids.

Pet Medication Compounding

Pets can be just as picky as kids (or adults), but they need to take their medication, too.2 Our pet-approved flavors are all sugar-free and salt-free, unless noted.

We also offer a diabetes-friendly, sugar-free version of our standard veterinary vehicle (the mixture we add medication and flavoring to). Talk to your pharmacist or veterinarian about what's right for your pet.

Popular Flavors:

  • Red Angus Beef
  • Grilled Tuna
  • Chicken Pot Pie (contains salt)
  • Crispy Bacon
  • Peanut Butter

Other Flavors:

  • Salmon Steak
  • Fish Chowder
  • Mom's Banana Bread
  • Gooey Molasses
  • Strawberry Shortcake
  • Radical Raspberry
  • Bubblegum
  • Mandarin Orange
  • Tangy Apple
  • Watermelon Passion
  • Groovy Grape
  • Cherry Blast
Pet Medication Compounding

Prescription Flavoring FAQ

Q: What types of medications can be flavored?

A: Liquid medications such as syrups, solutions and suspensions can be flavored. These medications include liquid medications or powders made by a manufacturer require mixing with water by a pharmacy staff.

Q: Why are some flavors not listed for a particular medication?

A: We don't offer a complete list because some combinations produce an unpleasant taste or affect the medication itself. Use the FlavorBot to see which flavors would mix best with your medication.

Q: Is flavoring just for kids?

A: No, anyone can have their medication flavored. Children, adults and older patients may find flavoring improves the taste of their medication-making it easier to take. All FLAVORx products are sugar-free, and the sweeting enhancer is natural.

Most patients with food sensitivities will find it's safe to use FLAVORx. Patients sensitive to certain dyes; however, should not use the vanilla flavor.

Q: Is flavoring FSA eligible?

A: Yes, with some FSA plans. Contact your provider to be sure.

1 Not all prescriptions can be flavored. Ask your local Walgreens pharmacist for more details.

2 We offer only pet medications that can also be prescribed to humans, for example but not limited to Amoxicillin (antibiotic), Humulin© (insulin), Hydrocortisone (skin conditions) and Omeprazole (stomach conditions).