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Is it safe to give phazyme to my 5yrs old son?

Is it safe to give phazyme to my 5yrs old son?

Phazyme capsule NOT: Phazyme comes in capsule form- has to be swallowed not chewed. Do not use this formulation for children. Instead use simethicone pediatric drops 40mg per dose. ...Read more

Dr. Eniko Pivnick
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Simethicone (Definition)

Simethicone is an anti-ulcer agent which is a ...Read more


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Do phazyme cause constipation?

Do phazyme cause constipation?

No: Simethicone, what is in phazyme, does not cause constipation when used as indicated, . ...Read more

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Is it safe to take milk of mag with phazyme?

Is it safe to take milk of mag with phazyme?

No interaction: There is no know interaction between the two medicines and so if need be, you can use them. If your problem is severe/persistent, consult doc for evaluation--as consitpation/gasiness/bloating/cramping are often signs of irritable bowel syndrome. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Phazyme allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Phazyme allergy?

Phazyme allergy: Phazyme (Simethicone) is used to decrease gas, pain & bloating. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/2/drug-9408-8265/phazyme-oral/simethicone-oral/details ...Read more

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Took 4 children's pepto chewables throughout the day today but still have cramping... Can I take a phazyme?

Took 4 children's pepto chewables throughout the day today but still have cramping... Can I take a phazyme?

Consider a consult: Phazyme will be helpful for relief of pressure from intestinal gas. As with any problem if initial self medication is not helpful, a consult with a professional will secure good diagnosis and appropriate therapy. Take care. ...Read more

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Does phazyme help get rid of gas pains? Please, need some answers?

Does phazyme help get rid of gas pains? Please, need some answers?

Depends on location: Air in the digestive tract may come from a variety of sources-maldigestion due to enzyme deficiency (ex. Lactose intolerance) or food intolerance (ex. Gluten sensitivity), fermentation by gut bacteria (as with bacterial overgrowth syndrome or changed flora after antibiotics), altered GI tract motility, excessive air swallowing, as well as inflammatory and infectious causes. Easy to test for these ...Read more

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I had surgery in June and have had a few GERD episodes but nothing this severe. I have had an upper gi which showed no abnormality. I know am suffering with severe gas pains. I live in nm but am visiting in Texas. I took some phazyme which is helping

I had surgery in June and have had a few GERD episodes but nothing this severe. I have had an upper gi which showed no abnormality. I know am suffering with severe gas pains. I live in nm but am visiting in Texas. I took some phazyme which is helping

R/O IBS VS ADHESIONS: IBS VS ADHESIONS VS IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD YOU NEED PROMPT EVALUATION. 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 The SX wax and wane. 30gm Fiber& 64oz water ...Read more

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Cervical spinal surgery status post 18 days. Continued discomfort swallowing. Pressure in front of throat. No hx acid reflux, etc Phazyme?

Cervical spinal surgery status post 18 days. Continued discomfort swallowing. Pressure in front of throat. No hx acid reflux, etc Phazyme?

Anterior approach?: Was this surgery performed through the neck or through the back of the spine? If it was performed through the front of the neck, and you're still having such trouble nearly three weeks out, then you should be evaluated by the surgeon or an ENT physician very soon. ...Read more

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Can maalox (aluminium hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide and simethicone) cause some drug allergy symptoms like rash?

Can maalox (aluminium hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide and simethicone) cause some drug allergy symptoms like rash?

Yes: One can become allergic to any substance at any time, even if you have tolerated it before. Dangerous allergic reactions such as lip, face, tongue, or throat swelling require immediate trip to er; lesser reactions like a rash or hives can be treated with over the counter Benadryl (diphenhydramine) -- for an adult 2 tablets every 4 hours. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to overdose on simethicone?

Is it possible for you to overdose on simethicone?

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

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What are some natural producto similiar to simethicone?

What are some natural producto similiar to simethicone?

Simethicone: It coats the stomach so milk may do this. Depends on what your are trying to treat with it. Lets do 2nd opinion for more details of what is going on. ...Read more

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What could taking too much simethicone cause if anything? Ty

NO: Basically it is inert and used to dissolved gas formation. Please follow exact instructions on product insert. ...Read more

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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?

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?

No problem: No problems. Simethicone is not absorbed into the body. It travels straight (well not really so straight) through you. ...Read more

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Could a 3 year old overdose on simethicone?

Could a 3 year old overdose on simethicone?

Yes: The recommended dosage for 2-12 yo is 40mg 4x/day. Overdose may cause "gasping syndrome" from benzoic acid. Very large amount can be fatal. Please check with your poison control center if there is overdosing. ...Read more

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Can anything fatal or deathly happen from overdosing on too much simethicone?

Can anything fatal or deathly happen from overdosing on too much simethicone?

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

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Does Simethicone lose effectiveness if taken regularly? Does it have any bad side effects?

Well tolerated. .: Overall it has limited adverse effects besides some reports of loose stool and stomach upset. It works as a "surfactant" to alter gas bubble formation, so it does not necessarily loose effective over time, just like soap! If you need to take it regular review this with your doctor because there may be a better way to address your symptoms. Best of luck. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for simethicone overdose?

What is the treatment for simethicone overdose?

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

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Is there an interaction between simethicone and Lisinopril?

No: No, there is no interaction between simethicone and Lisinopril. The two can be safely taken together. ...Read more

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Which antacid contains calcium, magnesium, and simethicone?

Which antacid contains calcium, magnesium, and simethicone?

ROLAID: Rolaid contains
1calcium carbonate
2magnesium hydroxide
3simethicone. ...Read more

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Can I take simethicone with irregular heartbeat?

Can I take simethicone with irregular heartbeat?

Should not be prob.: Would not expect simethicone to interact with the heartbeat. ...Read more

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Can simethicone be added to pedialyte for 8month old baby?

Can simethicone be added to pedialyte for 8month old baby?

Not needed: Probably not harmful, but why take a chance, no known benefit from doing this or it would have been commercially developed already. ...Read more

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Can my baby have Simethicone and axid (nizatidine) and will it cause any problems?

Can my baby have Simethicone and axid (nizatidine) and will it cause any problems?

How old is your baby: It is alright to give axid (nizatidine) and Simethicon as long as it is prescribed by the Pediatrician for Gastro Esophageal Reflux and excessive gas
Discuss with the Pediatrician if it is needed and how long for
Will cause no problem ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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Phazyme (Definition)

Phazyme is an anti-ulcer agent which is a ...Read more