What is Mineral Oil, Heavy?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Mineral oil is a laxative and lubricant used for the temporary relief of occasional constipation, relief of fecal impaction. It is also used for the removal of barium sulfate residues following barium administration

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Mineral Oil, Heavy

Side effect Patients Percentage
Anal leakage 1
Sexual arousal 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Mineral Oil, Heavy

Dosage Patients Percentage
500ml as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Mineral Oil, Heavy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Mineral Oil, Heavy

Duration

Currently taking Mineral Oil, Heavy

Duration Patients Percentage
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Mineral Oil, Heavy

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 0
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