What is Paraffin wax?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs


Paraffin wax is a odorless, colorless, tasteless substance that does not cause any chemical reactions in or on the body. It is usually used as a topical cream to help protect or soother irritated skin.

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Stopped taking Paraffin wax

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2 - 5 years 1
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