GENERIC NAME: SIMETHICONE CHEWABLE TABLET - ORAL (sye-METH-i-cone)
BRAND NAME(S): Gas Relief, Mylanta Gas, Phazyme
HOW TO USE: Take this product by mouth, usually 2-4 times a day after meals and at bedtime, or as directed by your doctor. Chew the tablets thoroughly before swallowing. Follow all directions on the product package. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.If you are self-treating with simethicone, the usual maximum amount for adults is 500 milligrams daily.If your condition persists or worsens, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.
SIDE EFFECTS: There are no reports of any side effects due to this medication. However, tell your doctor if you experience any unpleasant effects while taking this medication.A very serious allergic reaction to this product is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any of the following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.In the US -Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
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