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No: The chemistries are different. The gas drops are supposed to break down the bubbles to pass in an easier fashion. Gripe contains a number of products traditionally used to calm the baby, in small quantities.Whether it works is not clear, as are the gas dropstry it and see. What works for 1 baby may not work for another. ...Read more
Yes: A person can over dose on any drug. The effect depends on the drug, the dosage, age and the person's health issues. ...Read more
Yes it can be taken: Yes it can be taken together.Get a more detailed answer ›
If i've been taking more than the daily recommended dosage of simethicone, every day, over many years, would it cause any conditions or problems?
Not really toxic: Pretty benign compound that disperses gas in the stomach (mostly, rather than lower down in the gut); it sort of pops bubbles. ...Read more
Take a deep breath: First of all, any time there is over ingestion of a medication, poison control is the most important and accurate source of information. They are available 24/7. Simethicone is relatively inert and unless there are symptoms you are concerned about or it was a really huge dose, it is unlikely to be poisonouspoison control. ...Read more