Liquid paraffin Pharmacology

Liquid paraffin

About Liquid paraffin
A very highly refined mineral white oil, Laxative.
Mechanism of Action of Liquid paraffin
Liquid paraffin is used as moisturizer in skin preparations. It provides a layer of oil on the surface of the skin and prevents water evaporation from the skin surface. Regular use of moisturizers restores the skin`s smoothness; softness and flexibility by helping the skin retain moisture. They should be applied frequently, particularly before or after washing, to prevent the skin drying out.

Pharmacokinets of Liquid paraffin
Onset of Action for Liquid paraffin
Duration of Action for Liquid paraffin
Half Life of Liquid paraffin
Side Effects of Liquid paraffin
Contra-indications of Liquid paraffin
Hypersensitivity to the ingredient
Special Precautions while taking Liquid paraffin
1. Skin infections
Pregnancy Related Information
May be used
Old Age Related Information
May be used
Breast Feeding Related Information
May be used
Children Related Information
Indications for Liquid paraffin
Dry skin conditions
Interactions for Liquid paraffin
Typical Dosage for Liquid paraffin
Apply 2 -3 times daily as directed by the Physician.
Schedule of Liquid paraffin
Storage Requirements for Liquid paraffin
Store at room temperature and keep away from moisture and sunlight. Do not freeze the liquid forms.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Liquid paraffin
Apply the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Effects of Overdose of Liquid paraffin
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.

Home Delivery for Liquid paraffin in Your City

Medicine India is just a publishing medium for medicine related information and does not provide services or sales of medicines including liquid paraffin.

However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for liquid paraffin and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for liquid paraffin may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.

Please be aware that you should take liquid paraffin only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for liquid paraffin before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for liquid paraffin with the pharmacy.

Liquid paraffin is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for liquid paraffin might be better known than liquid paraffin itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have liquid paraffin in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for liquid paraffin.