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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Infant gas drops (simethacone) do not cause constipation. There are simply a soapy material that allows gas bubbles to join together.Failure to stool ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes it is still available. The generic name is simethicone.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
They don't work. : Babies swallow air when crying & bottle-feeding. Till ~ 6 weeks, their intestinal smooth muscle does not coordinate propulsion of liquid & ai ... Read More
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Dr. Rajesh Kumar
47 years experience Pediatrics
Yes. : Gripe water can be given to a 2 1/2 week old baby. Make sure it has no alcohol in it. There are other medications also that may be used - discuss with ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
By : By the date of this post about 4 days has gone by, so hopefully you have made contact with the doctor and your baby is better by now. For the future, ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
MEDS FOR GAS RELIEF: Simethicone which is sold under many different names is the best med for gas and is available over the counter.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Potentially. : Over the counter medications are not subjected to the testing that prescription medications are. Therefore, I can only answer by saying that there is ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Gassy Baby: 28 yo lady with 3 month old infant feeding well but with a lot of gas. Studies show that when your baby is gassy, she may be intolerant to something i ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Mylanta II: There is really no "good" medication for gas, but simethicone has the best reputation. It is found in mylanta ii.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Crying baby: Rub your baby's tummy in clock wise manner to help also. Is this crying a regular occurance? Something else maybe going on with your baby. Talk to y ... Read More

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