Liquid paraffin is a Medicine belongs to Laxative group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 2228   Edition : 37      Page :   Edition :   

  ►   Brandname : Cetraben Emollient, Dermamist, Keri, Oilatum Bath Formula, Oilatum Fragrance Free, Oilatum Gel, Oilatum Junior, Oilatum Soap, Zerobase, Kondremul, Liqui-Doss, Agarol, Hamilton Dry Skin, Skin active urederm Cleanser, Obstinol M, Cremaffin Plus
  ►  Strength : Emulsifying Ointment with .  Eye Drop with .  Oral Emulsion with .  Eye ointment with .  Wool alcohols ointment with .  Oil with .  Enema with

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Martindale    Page : 2228   Edition : 37  
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Topical, Oral, rectal
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2225-2226   Edition : 37  

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓

Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Constipation Oral 10 30 mL Dose: Given in divided doses, preferably before breakfast and at night.
2 Constipation rectal 120 mL Enema

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 2227   Edition : 37  



Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Constipation 3 Year 5 Year Oral 2.5 5 mL
2 Constipation 5 Year 12Year Oral 5 10 mL
3 Constipation 12 Year

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 2228   Edition : 37  
►  Side Effect : Anal seepage, Irritation, Excessive purgation, Watery diarrhoea, Granuloma forein body reactions, Vasospasm, Lipoid pneumonia
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2227   Edition : 37.  

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Liquid paraffin is with NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction : 
Ref :-   Book :    Page :    Edition : .  


►  Contraindication : Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2227   Edition : 37.  
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   It is chemically inert mineral oil and is not digested. It promotes the passage of softer faeces.
Ref :-   Book : Clinical Pharmacology    Page : 640   Edition : 9.  

Pathway of DIETARY Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


DIETARY Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication DIETARY Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

►   Route of Elimination :   NA

►    Plasma Half-life :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA

►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA