Mineral Oil - Heavy
Mineral Oil - Heavy
- Heavy Mineral Oil is used for relief of occasional constipation, particularly in the presence of hemorrhoids and painful conditions of the anus or rectum. Can also be used externally as a skin emollient.
- Bottle 250 mL, Bottle 500 mL
Dosage/Directions for Use
Adults and children 12 years and over: 1 to 3 tablespoonfuls (15 – 45 mL) maximum at night before retiring.
Children 6 to 12 years: 1 to 3 teaspoonfuls (5 – 15 mL).
Children under 6 years: Consult a physician.
TOPICAL EMOLLIENT: Apply to dry or irritated areas as needed.
Store between 15oC and 30oC.
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.
This product contains: 100% heavy mineral oil USP.
Do not use if security seal is broken.
This product should not be used concomitantly with other laxatives.
Overuse or extended use may cause dependence of bowel function. Do not take any type of laxative for more than one (1) week, unless your physician has ordered a special schedule for you.
A laxative should not be taken within two (2) hours of another medicine because the desired effect of the other medicine may be reduced.
Do not use in the presence of fever, nausea, vomiting or abdominal pain.
All information about raw materials and / or allergen information for Teva Canada’s products is obtained from our suppliers and/or third party affiliates and is based on their records.
Please be advised that the Medical Information department is not always notified of change in third party affiliates and / or change in suppliers of the excipients that may occur over time, and all information provided herein is based on our last current records.
"Latex" – refers to NATURAL RUBBER LATEX. We cannot guarantee that there is no latex in the outer packaging or that the medication or packaging haven’t come into contact with latex at any point during the manufacturing process, however this is very unlikely due to the strict GMP procedures that are in place in all of our manufacturing facilities. Employees in the manufacturing and / or packaging facilities may be wearing latex gloves