Simethicone

Information about Simethicone

Simethicone Uses

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

How Simethicone works

Simethicone is an antifoaming medicine. It disintegrates gas bubbles and allows easy passage of gas.

Common side effects of Simethicone

Diarrhea, Upset stomach
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Expert advice for Simethicone

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

Frequently asked questions for Simethicone

Simethicone

Q. Is Simethicone antacid?

No. Simethicone 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 Simethicone available over the counter?

Yes. Simethicone is sold over the counter without a prescription

Q. Is Simethicone gluten free?

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

Q. Is Simethicone safe?

Yes. Simethicone 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 Simethicone daily?

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

Q. Is Simethicone good for gas?

Yes. Simethicone 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 Simethicone cause nausea or constipation?

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

Q. Is Simethicone effective against acid reflux?

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

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