Generic Name : Simethicone Pronunciation : sye METH i cone
India- Betip, Colicaid, Coliky, Coliza, Contacid, Decolic, Evacaid, Flaturest, Hilcid, Panoric, Siflat, Sms, Spasbloc-N, Spastel, Swispas Dp, Sykocid, Yom-Mps.
International- Alka-Seltzer Anti-Gas, Equalize Gas Relief Drops, Gas Aide, Gas Free Extra Strength, Gas-X, Gas-X Extra Strength, Gas-X Infant Drops, Gas-X Maximum Strength, Gas-X Thin Strips Cinnamon, Gas-X Thin Strips Peppermint, Gas-X Tongue Twisters Thin Strips Children's, Gas-X Ultra Softgels, Genasyme, Infantaire Gas Relief, Little Tummys, Maalox Anti-Gas, Maalox Anti-Gas Extra Strength, Mi-Acid Gas Relief, Mylanta Gas, Mylanta Gas Maximum Strength, Mylicon, Mytab Gas, Phazyme, Phazyme Maximum Strength, Phazyme Ultra, Phazyme-125, Phazyme-95. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is an oral anti-foaming agent, prescribed for flatulence. It works by breaking up gas bubbles, which makes gas easier to eliminate. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 100-250 mg 3-4 times/day when needed. How it should be taken :
It comes as liquid and tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. Warnings and Precautions :
Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Side Effects :
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature.
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