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