Light Mineral Oil
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 24, 2023.
Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)
What is it?
Light mineral oil is a mild laxative for the lubrication of the intestinal tract. Mineral oil relieves occasional constipation (irregularity) and generally produces bowel movement in 6 to 8 hours. It may be used orally or rectally depending upon the product. Baby oil is a mineral oil that may be scented. It is also used as a common ingredient in lotions, creams, ointments, and cosmetics. Mineral oil is also called 'liquid petroleum,' 'paraffin oil,' and 'white mineral oil.' Mineral oil is also used as a general purpose lubricant in industry.
List of medications using Light Mineral Oil
- Acetaminophen 500 mg
- Advil Migraine 200 mg
- Aspirin 325 mg
- Bufferin Low Dose 81 mg
- Excedrin Extra Strength (Tablet) 250 mg / 250 mg / 65 mg
- Excedrin Migraine (Caplet) acetaminophen 250 mg / aspirin 250 mg / caffeine 65 mg
- Excedrin Migraine (Geltab) acetaminophen 250 mg / aspirin 250 mg / caffeine 65 mg
- Excedrin Migraine (Tablet) acetaminophen 250 mg / aspirin 250 mg / caffeine 65 mg
- Excedrin PM acetaminophen 500 mg / diphenhydramine 38 mg
- Excedrin Tension Headache acetaminophen 500 mg / caffeine 65 mg
- Fexofenadine Hydrochloride 30 mg
- Fexofenadine Hydrochloride 60 mg
- Fexofenadine Hydrochloride 180 mg
- Gas-X Ultra Strength (Softgels) simethicone 180 mg
- Nifedipine 10 mg
- Norpramin 150 mg
- Prenatal Plus Prenatal Vit 27 mg Fe Fumarate 1 mg
- Senna sennosides 8.6 mg
- Senna Plus docusate sodium 50 mg / sennosides 8.6 mg
- Tetracycline Hydrochloride 500 mg
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