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Mineral Oil: Rectal enema, emulsion (100%)

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What is this Medicine?

MINERAL OIL (MIN-ah-rel OIL) is a laxative. This medicine is used to relieve occasional constipation or stool impaction.

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CVS Mineral Oil Rectal Enema

NDC: 597790996
  • Over the Counter
    (Prescription Not Required)
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Fecal Impaction, Constipation

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
CVS Mineral Oil Rectal Enema

Reported Side Effects for CVS Mineral Oil Rectal Enema

Fainting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fecal Incontinence Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Irritation Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fecal Urgency Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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