The Safety of Mineral Oil in the Treatment of Constipation—A Lesson from Prolonged Overdose

  title={The Safety of Mineral Oil in the Treatment of Constipation—A Lesson from Prolonged Overdose},
  author={Sharon Gal-Ezer and Ron Shaoul},
  journal={Clinical Pediatrics},
  pages={856 - 858}
There have been concerns regarding the interference in the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins in long-term treatment with mineral oil; however, there is no clear evidence in the literature to support this claim. We present a case report illustrating the effect of prolonged (5 months) large doses of mineral oil on the fat-soluble vitamin absorption in a 17-year-old girl. 
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