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Simeticone is an oral anti-foaming agent used to reduce bloating, discomfort and pain caused by excess gas in the stomach or intestinal tract. It is a mixture of polydimethylsiloxane and silica gel.

Pharmacodynamics

Pharmacokinetics

Simeticone lowers surface tension and facilitates gas dispersion by causing coalescence of gas bubbles in the GI tract, thus helping in their dispersion.

Absorption
Physiologically inert. Appeared to be unabsorbed in the GI tract after oral admin.

Excretion
Excreted unchanged in the faeces.

Simeticone Indications / Simeticone Uses

Information Not Available

Simeticone Adverse Reactions / Simeticone Side Effects

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Precautions

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Special Precautions

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Other Drug Interactions

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Other Interactions

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Dosage

Oral
Flatulence
Adult: 100-250 mg 3-4 times daily as required. May be given with an antacid.

Oral
Infant colic
Child: Infant: 20-40 mg to be given with feeds.

Food(before/after)

May be taken with or without food. (Take after meals & at bedtime for best results.)

List of Contraindications

Simeticone and Pregnancy

Information Not Specified

Simeticone and Lactation

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Simeticone and Children

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Simeticone and Geriatic

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Simeticone and Other Contraindications

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Storage

Oral
Store at 15-30°C.

Lab interference

Oral
Store at 15-30°C.

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