Simeticone


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Flatulence.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : PO 100-250 mg 3-4 times/day when needed.
Dosage Details
Oral
Flatulence
Adult: 100-250 mg 3-4 times daily as required. May be given with an antacid.

Oral
Infant colic
Child: Infant: 20-40 mg to be given with feeds.
Administration
May be taken with or without food. Take after meals & at bedtime for best results.
Action
Description: Simeticone lowers surface tension and facilitates gas dispersion by causing coalescence of gas bubbles in the GI tract, thus helping in their dispersion.
Synonym: activated dimeticone.
Pharmacokinetics:
Absorption: Physiologically inert. Appeared to be unabsorbed in the GI tract after oral admin.
Excretion: Excreted unchanged in the faeces.
Storage
Store at 15-30°C.
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