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Does gas-x cause constipation?

Does gas-x cause constipation?

According to: Drugs. Com there are no know side effects of simethicone, which is gas x's active ingredient. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

"gas" is, of course, a phase of matter - the air we breathe is a gas. In a medical context, "gas" can refer to having too much gas in the bowels, causing burping, or cramping in the belly. It also can refer to flatulence, ...Read more


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Does gas x cause constipation?

Does gas x cause constipation?

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. ...Read more

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Will gas x cause constipation? The foods that help avoid constipation often cause gas so i'm hoping gas x can just eliminate the gas.

Will gas x cause constipation? The foods that help avoid constipation often cause gas so i'm hoping gas x can just eliminate the gas.

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 & nausea. ...Read more

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Does gas-x help constipation?

Does gas-x help constipation?

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 belching. It helps break up gas bubbles in the gut . It is not used to treat constipation. You will need laxatives, stool softeners , modifying your diet and plenty of fluids ( at least 3-16 oz bottled water) and a good bowel habit ( 3 per day)! ...Read more

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I have a lot of gas otc not working I have ibs constipation gas x not working either I can hear and feel the gas & passing gas what can I take 2 help?

I have a lot of gas otc not working I have ibs constipation gas x not working either I can hear and feel the gas & passing gas what can I take 2 help?

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. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com TXPROBIOTICS/LEVSIN/BENTYL ...Read more

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Every time I take gas x, I end up constipated. What else could I take or do to eliminate gas and bloating?

Every time I take gas x, I end up constipated. What else could I take or do to eliminate gas and bloating?

Stop chewing: Sugarless gum and stop drinking diet soda. Do not eat beans, broccoli, or cauliflower. Avoid peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, and cherries. Bloating, gas, and constipation are all part of IBS. The gas x didn't cause the constipation. ...Read more

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Got a massage on my stomach but after that i feel constipated, can't pass gas/cramptook gas x and it didn't help. Is possibility I have twisted intestine?

Got a massage on my stomach but after that i feel constipated, can't pass gas/cramptook gas x and it didn't help. Is possibility I have twisted intestine?

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. However, not having a bowel movement every day is normal for many people. Its a matter of degree. Not going for a few days can be normal but not going for 2 weeks is serious and should be checked out. ...Read more

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I have constipation and bloating and gas that's hard to pass pain in lower right abdomen I took mirilax, suppository, 2 dulcalax, 2 gas x pills ?

I have constipation and bloating and gas that's hard to pass pain in lower right abdomen I took mirilax, suppository, 2 dulcalax, 2 gas x pills ?

Possible obstruction: difficulty or inability to pass gas along with abdominal may could be indicative of obstruction or other concerning abnormality involving the lower part of the GI tract. Without having access to further information this should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can gas x help with constapation?

Can gas x help with constapation?

In reviewing: Simethicone - if appears to be primarily for the relief of excess gas. However, some people are reported to use it to treat constipation with success. ...Read more

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Constipation (Definition)

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