IN THIS ARTICLE
- What is simethicone (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)?
- What are the possible side effects of simethicone?
- What is the most important information I should know about simethicone?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking simethicone?
- How should I take simethicone?
- What happens if I miss a dose?
- What happens if I overdose?
- What should I avoid while taking simethicone?
- What other drugs will affect simethicone?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose?
Since simethicone is used on an as needed basis, you are not likely to miss a dose. Do not use more of this medication than is directed.
What happens if I overdose?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking simethicone?
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using any other stomach medicine or antacid. Simethicone is contained in many combination medicines. Taking certain products together can cause you to get too much simethicone.
What other drugs will affect simethicone?
There may be other drugs that can interact with simethicone. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about simethicone.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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