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Mineral Oil by Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Dosage form: oil
Ingredients: MINERAL OIL 471.9528g in 472mL
Labeler: Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.
NDC Code: 68788-7055

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Mineral Oil

Active Ingredient

Mineral Oil 99.99%


Lubricant Laxative


For relief of occasional constipation (irregularity)

generally produces bowel movement in 6 to 8 hours


Do not use

if you have difficulty swallowing
in children under 6 years of age
if you are pregnant
for a period longer than one week
if you are bedridden or aged

Ask a doctor before use if you have
abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting
noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks

Ask a doctor of pharmamcist before use if you are

Presently taking a stool softener laxative
Taking any other drug
Take this product 2 or more hours before or after drugs
Laxatives may affect how other drugs work

When using this product

do not take with meals. take only at bedtime

Stop use and ask a doctor

If you have rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement after use.

These could be signs of a serious condition

If pregnant or breast feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of the reach of children

In case of accidental overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away

Do not take with meals
take only at bedtime
may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses

Age                                                      Dose

adults and children over 12 years         1 to 3 tablespoons (15 to 45 ml)

                                                          maximum 3 tablespoons (45mL) in 24 hours

children 6 years to under 12 years         1 to 3 teaspoons(15 to 45 ml)

                                                          maximum 3 teaspoons (45mL) in 24 hours

Children under 6 years                           Do not use, consult a doctor

Other Information

Keep tightly closed. Protect from sunlight. For more info call 800-736-3437

Inactive Ingredients

Mixed tocopherols (added as a stabilizer)

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Mineral Oil


Lubricant Laxative




16 OZ (472 ml)

Relabeled By: Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.

mineral oil oil
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:68788-7055(NDC:54162-190)
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:68788-7055-4472 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33401/04/2018
Labeler - Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc. (791119022)
Registrant - Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc. (791119022)
Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.791119022RELABEL(68788-7055)

Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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Medically reviewed on Jan 4, 2018

Further information

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