Liquid paraffin is used in the treatment of constipation.
How it Works
Liquid paraffin is known as a laxative. Liquid paraffin works by softening the hard stools and thus relieves constipation. Liquid paraffin also acts as an emollient which is an agent that softens or soothes the skin, that moisturizes dry skin, thereby relieving dryness and itching.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of liquid paraffin include the symptoms below; Abdominal pain, Anal irritation