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Primary uses of Liquid Parafin

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100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Liquid Parafin Solution

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Uses of Liquid Parafin Solution

Liquid Parafin is used in the treatment of constipation.
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Liquid Parafin Solution side effects

Common

Abdominal pain, Anal irritation.

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How to use Liquid Parafin Solution

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Liquid Parafin Solution works

Liquid paraffin belongs to a class of drugs called laxatives. It works by softening the hard stools and thus relieves constipation. It also acts as an emollient (agent that softens or soothes the skin) that moisturizes dry skin, thereby relieving dryness and itching.

In Depth Information on Liquid Parafin Solution

Expert advice for Liquid Parafin Solution

  • Together with Liquid parafin, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  • Avoid taking a Liquid parafin for more than 1 week, unless prescribed by the doctor, as it leads to dependency on the laxative action to produce a bowel movement. 
  • Take Liquid parafin after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • A Liquid parafin should be preferably taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
  • Liquid parafin may be taken with milk or fruit juice to improve the flavor. 
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Liquid Parafin Solution related warnings
Special precautions for Liquid Parafin Solution
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Liquid Parafin is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Liquid Parafin during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Liquid Parafin does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Liquid Parafin is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Liquid Parafin may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Liquid Parafin is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Liquid Parafin may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Liquid Parafin Solution?uses

If you miss a dose of Liquid Parafin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Liquid Parafin Solution

Frequently asked questions about liquid paraffin

Yes, Liquid parafin provides temporary relief from constipation
Yes, Liquid parafin helps to moisturize dry skin.
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