Fagron Advanced Derma

Fagron Advanced Derma products are pharmaceutical dermal bases that are formulated according to the latest scientific knowledge in the field of dermatology.

What are dermal vehicles?

Dermal vehicles are base creams developed for basic skincare, and individualized dermatological care and compounded pharmaceutical treatment. Fagron Advanced Derma products are pharmaceutical dermal bases that are formulated according to the latest scientific knowledge in the field of dermatology. Every skin is unique, and each skin type will react differently to various base creams. For the right skin care and dermal solution, it is important to know patient’s specific skin needs. Fagron Advanced Derma vehicles are uniquely formulated to contain only ingredients for maximum safety and skin tolerance. The formulation of each base is based on specific skin type, and their gentleness and shin feel improve patient experience and compliance with therapy. With Fagron Advanced Derma, patients are guaranteed a total solution for both customized prescription compounding and basic skincare. 

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Fagron Advanced Derma for professionals

Fagron Advanced Derma vehicles are designed according to the latest scientific insights into the safety and tolerance of topically applied ingredients. The safe, comfortable and highly compatible vehicles are each designed to suit a specific skin type profile. Fagron Advanced Derma ensures continuous care for the skin during the exacerbation and maintenance phases and guarantees maximum patient comfort for optimal compliance and results All vehicles are developed and scientifically tested to help pharmacists compound stable preparations with a broad range of active pharmaceutical (APIs) and dermaceutical ingredients (DCIs). A wide range of compatibility and stability studies have been conducted to support prescribers and pharmacists in vehicle selection as part of the treatment consideration. For easier prescribing and compounding for each indication, we have also developed a compounding formulary with a variety of formulations.

The Fagron Advanced Derma vehicles are free from parabens, boric acid, Ethoxylates and 1,4-dioxane, Formaldehyde donors, mineral oils, Propylene Glycol, Benzyl alcohol and benzyl benzoate, peanut oil, fragrances and dyes, triclosan, lanolin (wool fat), Phthalates, Para-aminobenzoic acid, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS), Nitrosamines.

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Versatile™ is a highly elegant vanishing O/W cream base with a unique formulation. This vehicle offers versatility for compounding challenges because it retains its consistency with a broad range and high concentrations of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), dermaceutical ingredients (DCIs) and solvents. Versatile™ is ideal for both prescription compounding and basic skin care and is perfectly suited to the needs of balanced and dehydrated skin. Designed according to the latest insights into topical vehicle safety and tolerance, Versatile™ is free of harmful, obsolete and controversial ingredients.

  • Hydrophilic vanishing cream base
  • Non-comedogenic
  • Simple three-step compounding process
See Versatile™ formulations