This medication is an oral anti-foaming agent, prescribed for flatulence. It works by breaking up gas bubbles, which makes gas easier to eliminate.
How does Simethicone work:
Simethicone prevents formation and eases expulsion of gas.
How should Simethicone be used:
It comes as liquid and tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. The recommended dose is 100-250 mg 3-4 timesday when needed.
Common side effects of Simethicone :
There are no reported side effects for this composition.
What do I do if I miss a dose
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Many times this drug is taken on an as needed basis.
What precautions should I take when taking Simethicone :
Tell your doctor if you have an allergy to simethicone or any other part of this drug
When do I need to seek medical help
Seek help if you think there was an overdose or signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing, chest tightness, fever, itching, bad cough, blue or gray skin color, seizures, or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Seek help is a side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Can I take Simethicone with other medicines:
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions
How do I store Simethicone :
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.