Product features

  • For the temporary relief of constipation
  • Helps bowel movements in adults and children
  • Lubricates to softens stools

Product description

For the temporary relief of constipation.

Care liquid paraffin is formulated for children over three and adults experiencing constipation. If you’re experiencing constipation you may find that your stools are hard to pass, they may be larger, lumpier and harder than you or your child are used to.

Care oral solution contains the active ingredient, liquid paraffin which helps to lubricate and softens stools to produce regular bowel movements. Liquid paraffin helps to make your stools easier to push out, by softening hard or lumpy stools, providing temporary relief.

Features of Care liquid paraffin

  • Relieves constipation
  • Offers temporary relief
  • An easy to take oral solution
  • Regulates bowel movements
  • Helps decrease pain caused by constipation
  • Specifications

    • 150ml
  • Suitable for

    • Adults
    • Children over 3 years old
  • Warnings and cautions

    • Do not use this medicine if you or your child are allergic to liquid paraffin
    • Do not use for long periods
    • Ask your doctor for advice before using liquid paraffin if you are pregnant, might be pregnant or breastfeeding
    • Possible side effects include inflammation and formation of lumps, prolonged use may cause liquid to leak from the anus which can cause irritation, accidently breathing in the liquid may cause congestion of the lungs
    • Speak to your doctor if you or your child have persistent stomachache, difficulty swallowing or use medicine to aid bowel movements everyday
  • How to use

    Adults, elderly, children over 12:
    1. Take two to six 5ml spoonfuls when required.

    Children 3 – 12 years:
    1. Take one to four 5ml spoonfuls as required.
  • Ingredients

    Active ingredient: liquid paraffin 100% v/v
  • Delivery and returns

    Click & Collect

    • Order before Tuesday 13th December for Christmas delivery
    • Free on all orders over £20
    • £1.50 on orders up to £20
    • Delivered in 4-6 working days if ordered before 6pm Monday - 6pm Thursday
    • Delivered the following working Thursday if ordered after 6pm Thursday - 6pm Monday

    *Please note: If your chosen pharmacy is in the North West, North East, Yorkshire, the Isle of Man, Channel Islands or Scottish Highlands and Islands your order will take an additional working day to these delivery times. To find out if your pharmacy is impacted click here.

    Standard delivery

    • Standard delivery: Order before Thursday 15th December for Christmas delivery
    • Free on orders over £35
    • £3.49 for orders up to £35
    • Delivered in 4-6 working days

    Express delivery

    • Express delivery: Order before Tuesday 20th December for Christmas delivery
    • £4.99
    • Delivered Next Day if ordered before 8pm Monday to Friday
    • Delivered Monday if ordered after 8pm Friday - 12pm Sunday
    • Delivered Tuesday if ordered after 12pm on Sunday
    • Not available in the Channel Islands

    Pharmacy Medicines delivery

    Pharmacy Medicines will need to be signed for by someone aged 18 or over. If there isn't anyone in who can sign for your order, you can change your delivery date or redirect it to a local parcel shop using the courier's website or app.

    Unfortunately, your order can't be left in a safe place or with a neighbour. The courier will try to deliver three times before they return it to us.

    Purchasing in bulk/high unit volume

    Please note that when purchasing high unit volumes of single lines (10+ units) that delivery promotions are null and void.
    This is as a result of high volume orders not being able to be dispatched via our normal third party fulfilment.
    As a result for any excessive bulk orders of single lines we will be in touch regarding your order to discuss further delivery costs that will be incurred.


    If you're not completely satisfied with your order, you can return it to us within 28 days
    Find out more about our returns policy click here