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Dimethylpolysiloxane/polydimethylsiloxane /simethicone is an oral anti-foaming agent used for the treatment of flatulence.

It is often used in combination of antacids to enhance the effects of the antacids.
Dimethylpolysiloxane/polydimethylsiloxane /simethicone is also used locally as a skin protectant around a urinary catheter brought out through the lower abdomen (suprapubic cystostomy site), on bedsores, skin ulcers and burns.

It works by breaking up gas bubbles, which makes gas easier to eliminate.

Drug information on Meditin Plus (150mg/10mg/20mg) (Ranitidine HCl 150mg+ Domperidone 10mg+ Simethicone 20mg) from Intra Labs India Pvt. Ltd.

Meditin Plus (150mg/10mg/20mg)

Intra Labs India Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Simethicone
Combination of Generics : Ranitidine HCl 150mg+ Domperidone 10mg+ Simethicone 20mg
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Side effects of Simethicone

  Skin: Itching, burning sensation, rashes

When is Simethicone not to be taken? (Contraindications)

• Simethicone/Dimethylpolysiloxane is contraindicated if the patient is allergic to the drug.


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