How Omega-6 Fatty Acids interacts with mineral oil

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Potential/Theoritical

Mineral oil decreases the absorption of fat-soluble nutrients, such as omega-6, from the digestive tract. It is recommended not to take these agents at the same time. (1)


  1. Diarrhea and Constipation. In: Berkow R, Fletcher AJ, Beers MH, et al, eds. The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy. 16th ed. Rahway, NJ: Merck Research Laboratories; 1992:810.