Parogenum, B.P.C. Parogen.


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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.