Active ingredient: Simethicone

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Simethicone uses


Active ingredient

Simethicone 20 mg

Purpose

Antigas

Uses

relieves the symptoms of gas frequently caused by air swallowing or certain formulas or foods

Warnings

When using this product

do not exceed 12 doses per day

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose get medical help or contact a poison control center immediately.

Directions

  • shake well before using
  • all dosages may be repeated as needed, after meals and at bedtime
  • fill enclosed dropper to recommend dosage level
  • dispense liquid slowly into baby's mouth, toward the inner cheek
  • may mix with 1 oz. of cool water, infant formula or other suitable liquids
  • clean dropper after each use and close the bottle to maintain child resistance
age (yr) weight (lb) dose
infants under2 under 24 0.3 mL
children over 2 over 24

0.6 mL

Other information

store at room temperature

Inactive ingredients

benzoic acid, flavor, magnesium aluminum silicate, purified water, Simethicone emulsion, sorbitol, xanthan gum

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References

  1. Dailymed."GAS-AID DROPS FOR INFANTS (SIMETHICONE) EMULSION [LEOSONS]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. "Simethicone". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/su... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "Simethicone - DrugBank". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB0951... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Simethicone?

Depending on the reaction of the Simethicone after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Simethicone not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Simethicone addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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Review

sdrugs.com conducted a study on Simethicone, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Simethicone consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

Visitor reports

Visitor reported useful

No survey data has been collected yet

Visitor reported side effects

No survey data has been collected yet

Visitor reported price estimates

No survey data has been collected yet

Visitor reported frequency of use

No survey data has been collected yet

Two visitors reported doses

What is the dose of Simethicone drug you are taking?
According to the survey conducted among sdrugs.com website users, the maximum number of people are using the following dose 11-50mg. Few medications come in only one or two doses. Few are specific for adult dose and child dose. The dose of the medicine given to the patient depends on the severity of the symptom/disease. There can be dose adjustments made by the doctor, based on the progression of the disease. Follow-up is important.
Visitors%
11-50mg1
50.0%
101-200mg1
50.0%

Two visitors reported time for results

What is the time duration Simethicone drug must be taken for it to be effective or for it to reduce the symptoms?
Most chronic conditions need at least some time so the dose and the drug action gets adjusted to the body to get the desired effect. The stastistics say sdrugs.com website users needed 1 week to notice the result from using Simethicone drug. The time needed to show improvement in health condition after using the medicine Simethicone need not be same for all the users. It varies based on other factors.
Visitors%
1 week1
50.0%
1 day1
50.0%

Visitor reported administration

No survey data has been collected yet

One visitor reported age

Visitors%
30-451
100.0%

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The information was verified by Dr. Arunabha Ray, MD Pharmacology

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