Parogenum, B.P.C. Parogen.
Synonyms.—Liquid Parogen; Vasoliment; Oxygenated Paraffin.
|Liquid Paraffin||40.00|||||8 fl. ounces|
|Oleic Acid||40.00|||||8 fl. ounces|
|Ammoniated Alcohol (5 per cent.)||20.00|||||4 fl. ounces|
Mix, and agitate until a clear solution is obtained.
Parogen is readily absorbed by the skin, and forms a useful vehicle for medicaments, when it is desired that their action shall not be merely superficial, but the use of parenol or liquid parenol may sometimes be found preferable.