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    Simethicone

    Information about Simethicone

    Simethicone uses

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

    How simethicone works

    Simethicone disintegrates the gas bubbles and allows easy passage of gas.

    Common side effects of simethicone

    Coating on tongue

    Available Medicine for Simethicone

    • ₹6 to ₹14
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      7 variant(s)
    • ₹39 to ₹64
      Meridian Enterprises Pvt Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹49
      Mankind Pharma Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹40
      Juggat Pharma
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹360
      Delvin Formulations Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹130
      Duckbill Drugs Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹66
      Raptakos Brett & Co Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹41 to ₹190
      Menarini India Pvt Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹36
      Jagdale Industries Pvt. Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹28
      Ravenbhel Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Simethicone

    • Avoid drinking soft drinks or eating food that increases gas formation. Food that creates gas in one person may not create gas in another. 
    • Do not chew the capsules or soft gels. Swallow them whole.
    • It is better to take Simethicone 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
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    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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 10 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)