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is a mineral oil enema safe for kidney patients?

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Dr. James Cain
35 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
With minimal use: Mineral oil could interfere with vitamin d absorbtion.. Chronic renal failure patients have decreased vitamin d levels, the use of this medication could cause even lower levels of vitamin d with resulting bone disease and low calcium levels.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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