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Mineral Oil

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Mineral Oil

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Dominion

Active Ingredient(s):

Mineral Oil


Mineral Oil Indications

MINERAL OIL is recommended as an intestinal lubricant to relieve constipation, a dry skin softener, and as a coat dressing.

Dosage and Administration

As a Laxative:

Cattle and Horses: 240 to 960 mL depending on body weight and severity of condition.

Sheep, Goats and Swine: 60 to 240 mL.

Dogs and Cats: 5 to 120 mL.

Repeat dosage daily until condition is corrected. Habitual constipation may be relieved by administering 1 to 2 times weekly.

As a Coat Dressing: Mix 1 L alcohol, 1 L water, and 2 L mineral oil; shake vigorously to make an emulsion. Massage into the coat and skin. Follow with a good brushing.

For use as a spray, dissolve 30 grams of soap in 450 mL of hot water. Let cool, then add 450 mL of oil. Then use 30 mL of this mixture to 180 mL of water for spraying.

Caution(s): Keep out of reach of children.

Presentation: 4 liter jug; 4 jugs per carton.

NAC No.: 15080040

Telephone:   204-589-7361
Fax:   204-943-9612
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