What is Simethicone
Simethicone is an oral antiflatulent agent.
It is used to relieve the pain and pressure of excess gas in the digestive tract.
Indications & Dosage
- bowel preparation
- gastrointestinal radiography
For the symptomatic relief of pressure, bloating, and fullness commonly referred to as gas (flatulence)
Troublesome adverse events reported with simethicone are infrequent; the more common and mild side effects include eructation and flatulence as air bubbles and gas are eliminated from the GI tract. The drug is not absorbed systemically.
- laboratory monitoring not necessary
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