LIQUID PARAFFIN is categorised as ?Laxatives, Purgatives And Lubricants
ABOUT SALT : It is a viscous liquid; a mixture of petroleum hydrocarbons & is pharmacologically inert. Taken for 2-3 days, it softens stools & lubricates hard scybala by coating them.
INDICATIONS / USED FOR TREATMENT OF Constipation
DOSAGE As Directed by the physcian, generally The dosage is 15-30 ml/day-oil as such or in emulsified form.
CONTRA-INDICATIONS / CAUTION SHOULD BE TAKEN OR IT SHOULD NOT BE USED IN CASE OF Not to be used under 3 years.
SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS Carries away fat soluble vitamins with it into the stools. Unpleasent to swallow due to oily consistency. Prolonged use not recommended. Paediatrics: Use with caution. Pregnancy: Safe. Lactation: Safe. Elderly: Safe.
SIDE EFFECT : Peri-anal irritation. May interfere with healing in the anorectal region.
REQUIREMENT : Prescription required for sale of Drug