Highlights for simethicone
simethicone Side Effects
There are no reported side effects of this medicine.
simethicone May Interact with Other Medications
Interactions are not expected.
How to Use simethicone
Take this medicine by mouth. Crush or chew the tablets. Do not swallow them whole. Follow the directions on the label or those given to you by your doctor or health care professional. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this medicine may be used in children as young as 12 years for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
- an unusual or allergic reaction to simethicone, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
- pregnant or trying to get pregnant
This does not apply. You will only use this medicine as needed for gas pain. Do not use double or extra doses.
Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms get worse, or if you have severe pain, diarrhea, constipation, or blood in your stool. These could be signs of a more serious condition.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
Last Updated: August 19, 2009