Gas-X (Oral)


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Gas-X (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information

Gas-X (Oral)

Gas-X (Oral) Medication Classification

SIMETHICONE (By mouth)

Gas-X (Oral) Brandname

Mylicon Infants', Phazyme Ultra Strength, Anti-Gas Ultra Strength, QC Anti-Gas, Gas-X Extra Strength, Alka-Seltzer Anti-Gas, Mylanta Gas Maximum Strength, Gas Aid Maximum Strength, Maalox Anti-Gas Extra Strength, Gas-X, Mytab Gas, Maalox Anti-Gas, Genasym

Gas-X (Oral) is used for the Treatment

Simethicone (sye-METH-i-cone) Treats pain and pressure of excess gas in the stomach and intestines.

When To Not Use Gas-X (Oral)

You should not use simethicone if you have ever had an allergic reaction to it.

How Should You Use Gas-X (Oral)

Capsule, Tablet, Chewable Tablet, Liquid

  • Your doctor will tell you how much to take and how often. Always follow dosing instructions on the label when taking this medicine without your doctor's advice.
  • This medicine works best if you take it after meals and at bedtime.
  • Chew the chewable tablet before swallowing.
  • Shake the oral liquid well just before each use. Measure the medicine with a marked measuring spoon or medicine cup.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Take the missed dose as soon as possible.
  • If it is almost time for your next regular dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose.
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper Gas-X (Oral) Storage

Store Gas-X (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Gas-X (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using Gas-X (Oral)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Avoid drinking soda or soft drinks, or eating foods that may cause an increase in stomach gas.

Gas-X (Oral) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • You should not use more of this medicine in a 24-hour period than your doctor orders, or more than the dose listed on the medicine label directions.
  • Talk to your doctor if you have problems with gas often. There may be a serious but treatable cause.
  • No severe side effects have been reported with the use of simethicone.

Gas-X (Oral) Side Effects

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

  • Mild diarrhea
  • Heartburn

Gas-X (Oral) Ratings

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