Simethicone 40 mg/ 1ml Drops
What Simethicone is used for:
Simethicone is indicated for the relief of painful symptoms as: sensation of pressure, fullness in the epigastrium and intestinal spasm – due to excessive accumulation of gases that may be formed in the digestive tract
Do not use Simethicone:
If You have Ileus disease.
If You have Obstructive gastrointestinal disorders.
Warnings and precautions:
No special precautionary measures are necessary.
Possible side effects:
Stop using the product and seek immediate medical attention if you develop throat tightness or swelling of the eyes, face, lips or tongue, feel faint, or have difficulty breathing.
Stop using the product if you develop hives or itching of the face or body.
Other medicines and Simethicone:
No interactions with other agents have been reported.
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
How to use Simethicone:
Infants (less than 2 years): Half a dropperful (½ ml or 10 drops approx.) equivalent to 20 mg simethicone, four times daily after meals and at bedtime.
Children (2-12 years): One dropperful (1 ml or 20 drops approx.) equivalent to 40 mg simethicone, four times daily after meals and at bedtime.
For diagnostic purposes (endoscopic, radiological or sonographic investigations), drops is given as following: 50 drops 3-4 times a day on the two preceding days, and 50 drops each when fasting on the morning of the day of investigation and immediately before the investigation.
For infants and children, it is not recommended to exceed 240 mg/day, except under the advice and supervision of a physician
It is recommended to take one tablet four times daily after meals and at bedtime.
Tablets are to be chewed well before being swallowed alone or with some water.
For diagnostic purposes (endoscopic, radiological or sonographic investigations), tablets can be given in the recommended dosage for 2 – 3 days before the day of examination, additional tablet on the day of examination is recommended.
The maximum recommended dose for adults is 500 mg in 24 hours unless directed by doctor.
How to store Simethicone:
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Store below 30 C.
Do not use after the expiry date which is stated on the label.
The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
A valid prescription should be available upon delivery