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Mineral Oil (Stye)

Also known as Nephrox, Akwa Tears, Phillips M-O, Preparation H, Agoral, Kondremul Plain, Kondremul With Phenolphtalein, Liqui Doss, Milkinol, and Puralube

A mineral oil is any of various colorless, odorless, light mixtures of alkanes in the C15 to C40 range from a non-vegetable (mineral) source, particularly a distillate of petroleum.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed mineral oil to treat chronic constipation, constipation, ear wax impaction, and plugged feeling in ear.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take mineral oil if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions


Significant Interactions

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