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A 28-year-old male asked:

Can activated charcoal be used simultaneously with simethicone? the seem to work in opposite ways. trying to treat chronic intestinal bloating.

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Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Actually there is tablet called flatulex which contains both activated charcoal and simethicone. There are so many combination products for bloating otc. If bloating is serious problem, please see your doctor. May be you want to consider cutting down on your alcohol use.

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Last updated May 12, 2016

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