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how does simethicone work

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Usually within: 15-20minutes max, .
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: Simethicone breaks up gas bubbles and eases your discomfort.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Constant belching: To get rid of the belching requires a doctors examination and tests to determine the cause (diagnosis) of the belching. Once the cause is determined ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Ferguson
35 years experience General Practice
See below: Belching is the act of expelling air from the stomach through the mouth. It usually occurs when the stomach distends, or expands because of too much s ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
40 years experience Pharmacology
Antacids may help : Simethicone is best for gas. But sometimes the gas is caused by excess acid. Antacids will help reduce acid and therefore gas as well. You could use ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Actually there is tablet called flatulex which contains both activated charcoal and simethicone. There are so many combination products for bloating ... Read More
A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Phazyme capsule NOT: Phazyme comes in capsule form- has to be swallowed not chewed. Do not use this formulation for children. Instead use simethicone pediatric drops 40mg ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: A person can over dose on any drug. The effect depends on the drug, the dosage, age and the person's health issues.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Simethicone: It coats the stomach so milk may do this. Depends on what your are trying to treat with it. Lets do 2nd opinion for more details of what is going on.
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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NO: Basically it is inert and used to dissolved gas formation. Please follow exact instructions on product insert.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
No problem: No problems. Simethicone is not absorbed into the body. It travels straight ( well not really so straight) through you.
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