White Petrolatum Pharmacology

White Petrolatum

About White Petrolatum
White petroleum gelly, Emollient
Mechanism of Action of White Petrolatum
As a moisturiser, white petrolatum prevents water evaporation from the surface of the skin by creating an oily layer on the skin surface.
Pharmacokinets of White Petrolatum
Onset of Action for White Petrolatum
Duration of Action for White Petrolatum
Half Life of White Petrolatum
Side Effects of White Petrolatum
1.Sensitisation or allergic reaction
2.Temporary blurring of vision
Contra-indications of White Petrolatum
Special Precautions while taking White Petrolatum
1.Ophthalmic application: Discontinue if eye pain, vision change, redness or eye irritation occurs or if condition worsens or persists >72 hr
2.Not to be used with contact lense
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
Indications for White Petrolatum
1.Ocular lubricant
2.As wound dressing
Interactions for White Petrolatum
Increases absorption of topical drugs eg, corticosteroids creams.
Typical Dosage for White Petrolatum
Schedule of White Petrolatum
Storage Requirements for White Petrolatum
Store in a well closed container. Keep out of the reach of children.
Effects of Missed Dosage of White Petrolatum
Effects of Overdose of White Petrolatum

Home Delivery for White Petrolatum in Your City

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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 white petrolatum and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for white petrolatum 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 white petrolatum 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 white petrolatum before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for white petrolatum with the pharmacy.

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