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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
According to: Drugs. Com there are no know side effects of simethicone, which is gas x's active ingredient.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
33 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: Simethicone breaks up big gas bubbles into little gas bubbles, easing gas'pain'-it is the main ingredient in gas x. Should not cause constipation.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely: Gas-x (simethicone) basically breaks large gas bubbles into smaller ones that can easily be passed. Common side effects of this drug are loose bm's & ... Read More
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Not likely: Gasx reduces the gas in the intestine by making it into smaller bubbles. A common side effect is looser more frequent stools. Therefore, constipation ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Per Drugs. com: Gas - x'es active ingredient, simethicone, has no known side effects.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience Pediatrics
Gas-X : Contains simethicone. This is used to help relieve symptoms of extra gas such as bloating, feelings of pressure / discomfort in the stomach and belchi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
R/O IBS: IBS is a diagnosis of exclusion. IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD is inflammation usually DX by BX IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Esp ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Stop chewing: Sugarless gum and stop drinking diet soda. Do not eat beans, broccoli, or cauliflower. Avoid peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, and cherries. Bloat ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Smith
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely!: Folks with 'twisted intestine' always have significant pain and usually nausea and vomiting. If you have only constipation, it may be due to diet. How ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
RLQ pain, bloating: How long have you had this pain? and have you had constipation like this before? A concern in a young adult with RLQ pain is appendicitis, so if 24 ho ... Read More

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