paraffin

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from crude petroleum

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a series of non-aromatic saturated hydrocarbons with the general formula CnH(2n+2)

(British usage) kerosine

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Comparison of effectiveness of topical tacrolimus and betamethasone with soft paraffin in the treatment of patchy alopecia areata.
17 Aloevera(10%), liquid paraffin (7%), white soft paraffin (5%) DRUGS FEMALE TOTAL POLY N % N % Benzoyl peroxide (5%) 32 26.
I use an old-fashioned Marigold Ointment, which is made with beeswax and a soft paraffin that is used to extract the herbs.
The efficacy of local 1% hydrocortisone in white soft paraffin over placebo (white soft paraffin alone) in adults with PA has been described.
The 1% crude coal tar in yellow soft paraffin had a lower efficacy than 5% [8].
A product consisting of calcitriol as active ingredient, and liquid paraffin, white soft paraffin and alpha-tocopherol as carriers was authorised in the UK in December 2001.
025% (Zostrix) in a 1:4 ratio in white, soft paraffin.