Information about Dimethicone

Dimethicone Uses

Dimethicone is used in the treatment of bloating and abdominal pain.

How Dimethicone works

Dimethicone is an anti-foaming medicine. It disintegrates gas bubbles and allows easy passage of gas.

Common side effects of Dimethicone

Upset stomach, Diarrhea
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Available Medicine for Dimethicone

SiloilIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
2145 to ₹23762 variant(s)
DimolWallace Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
11 to ₹222 variant(s)
MiradexMagnachem Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
451 variant(s)
SilicometSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
17851 variant(s)
NodisRetort Pharma Pvt Ltd
591 variant(s)

Expert advice for Dimethicone

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

Frequently asked questions for Dimethicone


Q. Does Dimethicone kill lice, pubic lice, nits and scabies?

Dimethicone may kills lice, pubic lice and scabies. Dimethicone does not kill nits

Q. Is Dimethicone safe?

Dimethicone is safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor

Q. Is Dimethicone safe for natural hair or does it dry out hair?

Dimethicone is safe and does not dry out natural hair, if used as recommended. However, it may occasionally cause hair loss. In case of any side effects, consult your docto

Q. Is Dimethicone good for skin?

Dimethicone is not toxic for skin

Q. Is Dimethicone toxic?

Dimethicone is not toxic

Q. Does Dimethicone cause acne, cancer?

and does not cause cancer. It may cause acne after very long term use

Q. Is Dimethicone the same as silicone?

Dimethicone belongs to group of compound known as silicone

Q. Does Dimethicone cause milia?

Dimethicone may cause milia.


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