Parenol Liquidum, B.P.C. Liquid Parenol.


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Related entry: Lubricant Oil - Lubricant Paste

Liquid Paraffin 70.00 | 14 fl. ounces
White Beeswax 5.00 | 1 ounce
Distilled Water, warm to 100.00 | to 20 ounces

Melt the white beeswax in the liquid paraffin, pour the mixture into a warm mortar, and add gradually sufficient distilled water to make up to the required volume.

Liquid parenol is a neutral liniment, which is readily absorbed by the skin. It possesses properties similar to those of solid parenol, and will be found especially useful for lubricating catheters, or as a vehicle for injections.

The British Pharmaceutical Codex, 1911, was published by direction of the Council of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.