What is White Petrolatum?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs


Petroleum jelly, petrolatum or soft paraffin is a semi-solid mixture of hydrocarbons originally promoted as a topical ointment for its healing properties.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with White Petrolatum

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently taking White Petrolatum

Dosage Patients
200 g daily 1


Currently taking White Petrolatum

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 3
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for White Petrolatum.