simethicone drops - oral, Mylicon

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GENERIC NAME: SIMETHICONE DROPS - ORAL (sye-METH-i-kone)

BRAND NAME(S): Mylicon

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USES: This product is used to relieve symptoms of extra gas caused by air swallowing or certain foods/infant formulas. Simethicone helps break up gas bubbles in the gut.

HOW TO USE: Shake the container well before each use. Give this product by mouth as needed, usually after meals and at bedtime, or as directed by the doctor. Follow all directions on the product package. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult the doctor or pharmacist.Fill the dropper to the correct dosage and squeeze the liquid slowly into the baby's mouth, towards the inner cheek. You can also measure the correct dosage with the dropper and mix it in 1 ounce of cool water, infant formula, or juice. Mix well and give the solution to your baby. The proper dosage is based on your child's age and weight.If you are treating the child yourself (without direction from a doctor), do not use more than 12 doses of simethicone per day.Clean the dropper well after each use and close the bottle tightly.If your child's condition persists or worsens, or if you think there may be a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.

SIDE EFFECTS: There are no reports of any side effects due to this medication. However, tell the doctor if your child experiences 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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