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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
33 years experience in 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Per Drugs. com: Gas - x'es active ingredient, simethicone, has no known side effects.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in 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
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
23 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes : Yes It can.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
I checked quite a: Few sites ; the only side effect that was noted was rare sensitivity. Beano has 150 galu (galactosidase units) of alpha-d-galactosidase derived from ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Fermented...: Many fibers, particularly the water insoluble kind, are readily fermented by your gut flora. Some people have certain intolerances to bean husks (try ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Russell Faust
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Yes, it can. It is also as likely that discomfort is due to teething, or reflux.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Constipation: The most common effects of this antihistamine medication is dry mouth & drowsiness. But there could be constipation, nausea, and abdominal pain also.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eddie Cheng
Specializes in Family Medicine
Gas is common in IBS: It may be caused by certain food in your diet. This includes beans, whole grains, and fruits and vegetables—especially when raw. Regardless of what ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
23 years experience in General Surgery
Maybe: Gas not usually , bloating yes if kink in bowel. May need to go to emergency room if nausea vomiting and not passing gas.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
It can: Stress can cause nausea and gas, but so can other things like eating foods that don't agree with you. To get a better idea of what's happening with y ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Esther Poza-juncal
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: Diabetes can cause gastrointestinal symptoms, but the place to start evaluating things is your diet. Do you drink plenty of water daily? Do you eat f ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Simethicone, what is in phazyme , does not cause constipation when used as indicated, .
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Most gas drops have as their active ingredient simethicone, which does not cause constipation. All simethicone does is break up large gas bubbles into ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Antibiotic can give you gastrointestinal side effect -including nausea, diarrhea etc.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Gas pain: It will cause pain no matter where it is if blows the are up enough.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alain Ades
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Miralax (polyethylene glycol): Usually not, but it can. Certainly the safest laxative out there, but there are still side effects.
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A 79-year-old female asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes: One of the typical symptoms of ibs is bloating along with irregular bowel habits.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
IBS or more?: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a condition associated with abdominal discomfort, altered stool pattern, & among others accompanying nausea, blo ... Read More

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