Dimethicone Simethicone

 

General English Name: Dimethicone | Simethicone

Brand: Gas-X, Phazyme, Mylicon, Colicez

Application: Anti-flatulence and reduction of high gas

 

 

 

 

 

Symmetonic forms of medicine

Simethicone Drug Information

Dosage and method of taking Simethicone

Contraindications to the use of simethicone

Simethicone during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of Dimethicone on driving and working with machines

Simethicone Drug Interactions

Special warnings and precautions while taking Simethicone

Side effects of simethicone

Overdose of simethicone (drug poisoning)

Storage conditions of Simethicone

 

 

 

 

 

Symmetonic forms of medicine

Tablets, drops

 

Simethicone Drug Information

Simethicone (Colicez and Mylicon are the most well-known brands of Dimethicone) is used to relieve bloating symptoms such as belching and pressure and discomfort in the stomach and intestines. It helps reduce the symptoms of bloating and heartburn by removing excess gas bubbles in the gut. Dimethicone drops are prescribed to relieve heartburn and bloating in infants.

 

Dosage and method of taking Simethicone

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with Simethicone. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.
  • The dose and amount of dimethicone varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.
  • If you want to give your child drops of Simethicone, be careful not to give your child more than the prescribed amount (no more than 12 drops per day are allowed).
  • Shake the dimethicone drops before each use and close the bottle tightly after use.
  • If you forget to take your daily dose of dimethicone at the right time but soon forget to take it; But if you remember when the next dose is near the hour, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.

 

Contraindications to the use of simethicone

Note the expiration date of Simethicone and do not take it if your medicine has expired.

Never give dimethicone to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with dimethicone (Dimethicone), and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Simethicone during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.

 

The effect of Dimethicone on driving and working with machines

Simethicone may confuse or make you drowsy, so make sure you are alert before driving or operating machinery.

 

Simethicone Drug Interactions

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including over-the-counter / over-the-counter and herbal medicines (antacids or medicines containing simethicone such as MMS aluminum)) and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Simethicone (Dimethicone) reduces the absorption of thyroid drugs (such as levothyroxine). Take these medicines 4 hours before or after taking simethicone.

 

Special warnings and precautions while taking Simethicone

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking Simethicone:

If you decide to have a baby, if you are pregnant or if you are breast-feeding.

If you are currently taking certain medications. These include all available medicines, whether prescribed or used by your doctor, such as herbal medicines and supplements.

If you have ever been allergic to a particular drug.

 

Side effects of simethicone

In most cases, taking simethicone does not cause any side effects for the consumer. But sometimes in some people it causes diarrhea, belching, flatulence or mild nausea; Other complications are rare.

Talk to your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you think may be due to dimethicone.

 

Overdose of simethicone (drug poisoning)

Do not take Dimethicone more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions of Simethicone

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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