Bath Oil (QV) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) light liquid paraffin. On this page you will find out more about Bath Oil (QV), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: light liquid paraffin
Information for medicine and pack size:
Bath Oil (QV) 85% bath oil, 500 mL
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
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What this medicine is for
Treatment of dry skin, scaly skin, winter itch, icthyosis, xerosis, dermatitis and other dry dermatological conditions. For the relief of symptoms of atopic eczema and psoriasis.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Clear, colourless, slightly viscous oil|
|Route of administration||Topical|
10mL: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
1L: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
200mL: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
20mL: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
250mL: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
30mL: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
500mL: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
5L: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||4 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.
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