oa South African Medical Journal - Sylvasun and prevention of sun-trauma
|Article Title||Sylvasun and prevention of sun-trauma|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Nov 1972|
|Pages||1670 - 1673|
|Keyword(s)||Dermatology, Prevention, Sun burn, Sun-trauma and Sylvasun|
Two separate double-blind drug trials in which groups of sun-sensitive volunteers were simultaneously exposed to bright sun, failed to demonstrate that Sylvasun tablets (vitamin A plus colloidal calcium carbonate) were able to prevent the erythema of acute sun-trauma or to relieve subsequent symptoms.
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