It is a medicine (not to be confused with dietary supplement) improving the effectiveness of immunodefences. It could have biologic, plant-based or synthetic origins. Its administration in treatment of a number of diseases may significantly accelerate recovery and minimize adverse effects. It can be of two types: immunomodulating and immunosuppressive. In this case, Licopid® 1 mg is an immunomodulator, which “helps” the immune system to recover and be ready to address the infection.