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Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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Is gas x safe with alcohol?

Is gas x safe with alcohol?

No interactions: Were found between gas x and alcohol using a drug interaction checker. ...Read more

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Can gas x help pass trapped gas?

Can gas x help pass trapped gas?

Yes: Gas x is simethicone. Simethicone helps break up gas bubbles in the gut. Taket by mouth, usually after meals and at bedtime. Swallow the capsules whole. Do not crush or chew the capsules. Follow all directions on the product package.
If you are self-treating with simethicone, the usual maximum amount for adults is 500 milligrams daily. ...Read more

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Is beano and gas x good for you?

Beano or Gas X: Beano or gas x would be useful in those with problem with excessive gas. Without those symptom, there is no justification to use them. ...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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Can I take gas-x if I have gastritis?

Can I take gas-x if I have gastritis?

Yes: Gas-ex will relieve UGI gas but gastritis symptoms may be better relieved with antacids, h2-blockers or proton pump inhibitors. ...Read more

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How do products like gas x / beano work?

Reduce gas: Both products contain simethacone. This is a kind of detergent that breaks up gas bubbles into smaller bubbles. This causes less distension of the intestine, thus less cramps and easier passage and elimination of gas. ...Read more

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Will gas-x thin strips help for gas problem?

Will gas-x thin strips help for gas problem?

Yes: Gas x has simethicone in it and strips are used for immediate effect. I do not think one works better than the other. ...Read more

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What is better for gas, baking soda or gas-x?

What is better for gas, baking soda or gas-x?

Probably Gas-X: While baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) can be effective for gas, the ingredient in gas-x probably does a more effective job in reducing the production of stomach gas. ...Read more

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Could beano help with gas problems if gas-x didn't?

Gas: Beano helps with the cruciferous veggies beans broccoli brussel sprouts gas x just breaks up the gas. ...Read more

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How fast does it take gas-x and beano to relieve gas?

Fairly quickly: Usually within 6-8 hours depending upon one's transit time (how fast things move through one's intestine). ...Read more

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What are the differences in how gas-x and beano affect gas?

Gas: Beano has 150 galu (galactosidase units) of alpha-d-galactosidase derived from aspergillus niger mold. It contains enzymes that help to break down starches in beans. Gas-x contains simethicone which helps to reduce gas bubbles that are trapped in mucus. ...Read more

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Are products like gas-x and antiacids used for the same purposes?

No: Anti-gas products try to reduce intestinal gas while antacids try to lower stomach acid. ...Read more

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What can you do if most things I eat cause gas? Gas x doesn't seem to work.

Probiotics: The most common cause of this problem is imbalance of normal bowel bacteria. That can happen do to changes in diet, but it's most often caused by antibiotics. So, eat yogurt twice daily & take a good probiotic like culturelle for 2-3 weeks. If not improved, see your doctor. ...Read more

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If you take gas x every day for a while can it stop working? What is alternative

If you take gas x every day for a while can it stop working? What is alternative

Get evaluated: Gas x like other over the counter medication for stomach relief are meant to beused for short term period, if symptoms persist after useof meds, it is better to have your doctor evaluate you, you may nees to have procedures such as egd or colonoscopy to find out why you arr having persistent symptoms. ...Read more

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I take gas x every day. They told me that I may have gastritis... And if gas x is a drug, isn't it bad every day?

I take gas x every day. They told me that I may have gastritis... And if gas x is a drug, isn't it bad every day?

Not necessarily bad: Gasx is simethicone, which works on gas. Not necessarily bad. However, if you have gastritis, you probably need to deal with the acidity as well. Acid buffers or blockers would help the gastritis greatly. Buffers such as antacids like maalox, mylanta, tums, etc work well. Acid blockers like zantac (ranitidine) or Pepcid (histamine blockers) or prilosec/ Prevacid (proton pump inhibitors) are very effective. ...Read more

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I took some chewable gas x and it gave me diahrria?

Gas X: I took some chewable gas x and it gave me diahrria? ANS: I would not take it again. Did it help the gas though is the question? Go to drugs. Com and see how often others have same problem. ...Read more

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How chew gas x work, how is best to take it before u eat, about 20 minutes or 10 mins?

After eating: Simethicone is an anti-foaming agent that allows gas bubbles to pass more quickly. Simethicone does not prevent formation of gas bubbles. Based on this action, it would be better to take after you eat when symptomatic, as the directions on the package indicate. ...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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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

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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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Can I take gas x while pregnant?

Yes: For gas pain my list of safe pregnancy meds includes gas X and simethicone. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take gas-x or beano everyday?

Yes: However, the next question should be why should you need to do that. If you need something like gas-x or beano you might want to see if you have a food intolerance or allergy causing this and eliminate this food or foods from your diet. Beano helps with beans and cruciferous vegetables and gas x absorbs gas. Common food allergies are dairy, wheat and nuts. Keep a food diary and see what is cause. ...Read more

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Can Levothyroxine and gas-x b taken together?

Not best idea: Levothyroxine is best taken on an empty stomach. Take the gas-x either two hours before or two hours after your thyroid medication. ...Read more

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Using gas-x take away or causes GI side effects?

Using gas-x take away or causes GI side effects?

Gas / Bloating: Minimal side effects. May help with gas and bloating. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take gas-x and lactaid at the same time?

Yes: Lactaid is an enzyme that will help digest milk sugar without any side effects. Gas-x is designed to break down gas bubbles in the intestinal tract and it also has no side effects. ...Read more

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Can I take Prilosec and gas x together? Any interaction?

Yes: These are compatible. Perhaps the primary concern with Gas-x would be decreased uptake of thyroid medication. ...Read more

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Do the gas-x thin strips or the gas-x gel caps work better?

Do the gas-x thin strips or the gas-x gel caps work better?

Yes: Gas x has simethicone in it and strips are used for immediate effect. I do not think one works better than the other. ...Read more

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Can I take the gas x chewables and then 20 min later Zofran?

Zofran and Gas- X: Https://www. Drugs. Com/drug-interactions/simethicone-with-zofran-2065-0-1752-1120.html

It should not be a problem ...Read more

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Hi docs, would beano help with gas problems if gas-x didn't?

Give it a try.: Beano contains 150 galu (galactosidase units) of alpha-d-galactosidase derived from aspergillus niger mold. The active ingredient in gas-x is simethicone. They work by two different mechanisms. ...Read more

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Which works better for gas and gas pain: gas-x or charcoal caps?

Gas!: Gas-x will break up the large gas bubbles into smaller ones. Charcoal tablets will prevent the production of gas from various things. More importantly, you could consider decreasing the gas producing things in your diet, such as broccoli, beans, and cauliflower. If you eat those things take beano. Also, carbonated beverages can also make you very gassy. Good luck! ...Read more

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