Lycoderm laboratories

Our experienced pharmacists are ready to discuss and prepare preparations used by your colleagues locally and abroad:

Quintin Verloop
Pharmacist

Ilse Groenewald
Pharmacist

Orders:
Natassia Mostert

We are available to take your calls on 012 653 6305

No call-centres or automated answering services –
direct contact to valuable assistance to
cover your practice needs

    Our aim is to apply technology and ingredients with a solid scientific base to provide uniform protection to the skin useful in the primary prevention and treatment of skin cancer and photoaging.

    Leuconym

    Benefits of Oral – Reaseach IQ Leuconym

    Includes Polypodium & Nicotinamide as functional ingredients.

    Studies have shown that:

    • Twice daily oral use of Polypodium leucotomos extract provides photoprotection by decreasing UV -mediated oxidative damage of DNA.

    • Oral use of Nicotinamide twice daily has been shown to be effective option for oral photoprotection widely used by dermatologists.

    Lycoderm SPF50

    Benefits of Topical – Lycoderm SPF50

    • Topical sunscreen remains first-line option for photoprotection.

    • Directly protects the skin against the damage induced by high energy photons.

    • Effective against the erythema and other deleterious effects caused by the sun.

    • Lycoderm SPF50 is a high quality sunscreen option with added antioxidants and extended wavelength cover (UVA, UVB, HEV, IR-A).

    Bottom line…we need protection inside and out

    Lycoderm Vitamin C

    Benefits of Lycoderm Vitamin C

    • Lipid soluble Vitamin C with High Bioavailability.

    • Superior skin penetration – up to 3 x more epidermal penetration than ascorbic acid.

    Functions:

    • Topical sunscreen remains first-line option for photoprotection.

    • Directly protects the skin against the damage induced by high energy photons.

    • UVA damage – increased cytoprotection effect against UVA & UVB.

    Dermatology Compounding

    Photodynamic therapy (PDT) can be done by topical application of photosensitisers:

    Amino levulinic acid (ALA) – various concentrations

    Topical options indicated for use in treatment of Actinic Ketatosis:

    Diclofenac Sodium

    Pyruvic Acid

    Pain is a frequent and limiting side effect of various dermatological procedures – topical anaesthetic preparations in different dosage form (gels / ointments / creams) are expertly compounded appropriate for different areas of use:

    Lidocaine

    – Prilocaine

    – Benzocaine

    – Tetracaine etc.