simethicone - oral, Gas-X, Phazyme

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GENERIC NAME: SIMETHICONE - ORAL (sye-METH-i-cone)

BRAND NAME(S): Gas-X, Phazyme

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage

USES: This product is used to relieve symptoms of extra gas such as belching, bloating, and feelings of pressure/discomfort in the stomach/gut. Simethicone helps break up gas bubbles in the gut.

HOW TO USE: Take this product by mouth, usually after meals and at bedtime or as directed by your doctor. Swallow the capsules whole. Do not crush or chew the capsules. 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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