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Bases

PCCA offers more than 60 high-quality proprietary bases, from leading topical and transdermal technologies to unique oral and nebulization preparations. We bring the brightest minds and the best equipment together to create bases with industry-tested chemical compatibility and superior emulsions.

For a complete overview of PCCA’s bases, please call a Customer Service representative at 800.331.2498.

PCCA Top Bases

Listed in alphabetical order.

Base Description Dosage Form(s) Patient Market(s)
Clarifying™ Base Created for the compounding of formulations that help patients suffering from acne or problem skin. Designed to be stable when compounding preparations with benzoyl peroxide. The unique avocado extract supports healthy oil formation. This base was developed with the same emulsion platform used in the Clarifying Facial Masque and Clarifying Cream from our Rx Skin Therapy™ line. Gel/Cream Dermatology
General Practice
LIPODERM® FAMILY Lipoderm® A well-studied superior and elegant alternative to PLO gels, Lipoderm is a stable system that is smooth and creamy in consistency and doesn’t separate when refrigerated. Gel/Cream General Practice
Pain
Pediatrics
Veterinary
Women’s Health
Hospice and Palliative Care
Anhydrous Lipoderm® Similar technology to Lipoderm, this base can be used for APIs that are unstable in water and for patients who are sensitive to soy and egg.
Lipoderm® ActiveMax™ Engineered for use with high salt loads.
Lipoderm® HMW™ Designed for use with high molecular weight (HMW) APIs.
LoxaSperse™ Powder base designed to help solubilize/disperse APIs once reconstituted. Commonly used in nasal nebulization and irrigation preparations – compounded capsules are opened by the patient and dissolved in sterile water/saline. Powder Ear, Nose, Throat Specialists
XyliFos™ An excipient base created to partner with LoxaSperse, improving the solubilizing/dispersing characteristics, mucosal adhesiveness and moisturization. Also allows for more cost efficient preparations. Powder Ear, Nose, Throat Specialists
LoxOral™ An excipient base that can be used in any oral capsule formulation and with most APIs. LoxOral assists in improving dissolution of actives and reduces clumping and static. Capsules General Capsule Compounding
Women’s Health
MucoLox™ A revolutionary base that can be used in formulations targeting mucosal surfaces (oral, rectal, vaginal). MucoLox is water soluble, yet has advanced mucosal adhesion with unprecedented staying power. Gel/Cream
Suspension
General Practice
Oncology
Dentistry
Wound
Women’s Health
Proctology
PracaSil™-Plus A topical anhydrous silicone base that contains Pracaxi oil and is ideal in formulations for patients seeking to reduce the appearance of new, old, surgical and acne scars, as well as formulations for skin conditions requiring barrier protection. Gel/Cream Scar
Dermatology
Spira-Wash™ Gel A soft, opaque polyethylene glycol ointment base, that is water washable and a good choice for formulations used in wounds, ulcers, burns, sores and cuts. Gel/Cream Wound
Dermatology
SuspendIt™ An all-in-one oral suspension base, that uses a patent-pending anti-sedimentation polymer complex that reduces settling and increases redispersion. It is also highly stable, has a pleasant taste, and is free of parabens, gluten, casein, dyes and other allergens Suspension General Practice
VERSABASE® FAMILY VersaBase® Cream Elegant and durable, this cream base can be used in a variety of pharmaceutical and cosmetic applications, even topical hormone formulations. Gel/Cream General Practice
Women’s Health
Cosmeceutical
VersaBase® Foam Designed to be gentle on the skin, this base requires a foam dispenser and is great for leave-on formulations for moisturization or as a cleanser. Foam General Practice
Cosmeceutical
Dermatology
VersaBase® Gel This resilient gel base is stable with low pH (2-7.5) and compatible with polar solvents while maintaining a silky feel. Gel/Cream Men’s Health
Women’s Health
General Practice
Cosmeceutical
VersaBase® Lotion This low-viscosity, quick-absorbing emulsion system is non-comedogenic, hypoallergenic, oil-free, paraben-free and petrolatum-free. Gel/Cream General Practice
Dermatology
VersaBase® Shampoo Made with natural surfactants and without sodium lauryl sulfate and parabens, this gentle shampoo base can be used in pharmaceutical, cosmetic and liquid-shampoo formulations, including veterinary. Gel/Cream General Practice
Veterinary
Cosmeceutical
Dermatology
XemaTop™ Developed specifically to be used in topical formulations. It is an ideally suited topical base to deliver and improve the action of common APIs used for skin conditions such as eczema and dry skin. Gel/Cream Dermatology