Simethicone is used to treat bloating, belching and to relieve pressure and gas from the digestive system. It helps to break up gas bubbles, making it easier to eliminate and thus giving it anti-flatulent properties.
Use this drug as directed by your doctor or at bedtime or after meals orally. The drug may decrease the effect of thyroid medication. So take the medication around 4 hours before or after having your meals.
There is no proof whether it passes into breast milk or not; consult your doctor first if you’re breastfeeding. Let your doctor know if you are on any dietary supplement, herbal medicine or any other prescription or non prescription medicine.
It has been seen that when taken in small doses, there have been no common side effects seen. If any severe allergic reaction emerges, contact your doctor immediately.
This drug is used to treat the following:
The side effect of this drug include:
Coating On Tongue
Is It safe with alcohol?Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Pregnant women must take medical help before using this drug.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Breastfeeding women must consult doctor before using this drug.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Simethicone as ingredient
The active constituent of this medication is an antifoaming and antiflatulent agent which decreases gas in the GI tract by decreasing the surface tension of gas bubbles thus allowing them to coalesce and be expelled.
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