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 Dietry Product


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


Dietry Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication Dietry 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