MINERAL OIL


- Dose: Plain 15-45 ml 1-2 times qd PO; 
- Onset on Action: 48-72 hr; 
- Do not use when pt is at risk for aspiration; 
- Reduces absorption of fat soluble vitamins (A, D, E, and K); 
- Fleet Mineral Oil Enema: 
- Immediate onset, for Fecal impaction: Dose: 60-120ml



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, December 16, 2011 4:04 pm