oa South African Medical Journal - Sylvasun and prevention of sun-trauma

Volume 46, Issue 44
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



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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