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Flatulex 250 mg Capsule


Overview

Introduction of Flatulex Capsule

Flatulex 250 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bloating and abdominal pain.

Flatulex 250 mg Capsule should be taken in a dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

Uses of Flatulex Capsule

Flatulex Capsule side effects

Common
  • Stomach upset
  • Diarrhea

How to use Flatulex Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Flatulex 250 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Flatulex Capsule works

Flatulex 250 mg Capsule is an antifoaming medicine. It disintegrates gas bubbles and allows easy passage of gas.

Flatulex Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Flatulex 250 mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Flatulex 250 mg Capsule is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Flatulex 250 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Flatulex 250 mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Flatulex 250 mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Flatulex 250 mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Flatulex Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Flatulex 250 mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • It is better to take with food or at bedtime.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Flatulex

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Ma sister's son s just 2 month old every time he s crying but his all other activities are good n proper. means feeding,n urination.etc but our tells us he s OK not having any problems wid him.but never stop d crying is dis due to any other problems or any abdominal discomfort or abdominal bloating
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
There are many underlying causes of Patient?s symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine patient in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem.
I have Abdominal bloating /distension Please suggest some treatment or medication to get rid of this .
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,sprouts,idly,curd eggs,sprouts homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water limit your sugar consumption to 2 spoon per day. Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on [email protected] do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio
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FAQs

Q. Is Flatulex antacid?

No. Flatulex is not an antacid. But it is used in preparations which are used as antacid

Q. Does it contain aspirin?

It does not contain aspirin

Q. Is Flatulex available over the counter?

Yes. Flatulex is sold over the counter without a prescription

Q. Is Flatulex gluten free?

Yes. Flatulex is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q. Is Flatulex safe?

Yes. Flatulex is relatively safe

Q. Is it safe for babies?

Safe for infants and babies, if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

Q. Is it safe to take Flatulex daily?

It is advisable to take Flatulex only as per the instructions of the doctor

Q. Is Flatulex good for gas?

Yes. Flatulex is effective in the treatment of gas

Q. Does it have any side effects?

It does not have any known serious side-effects

Q. Can I take simethicone with ibuprofen, famotidine, lansoprazole, omeprazole, antibiotics, ranitidine, ciprofloxacin, Pepto-bismol, or Depakote?

Yes. Simethicone can be taken with ibuprofen, famotidine, lansoprazole, omeprazole, antibiotics, ranitidine, ciprofloxacin, Pepto-bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) or Depakote (divalproate sodium), if prescribed by your doctor

Q. Does Flatulex cause nausea or constipation?

Flatulex is not known to cause nausea or constipation. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

Q. Is Flatulex effective against acid reflux?

Flatulex is effective in controlling acid reflux if combined with an antacid.

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