Simethicone Softgel Capsules

Simethicone allows gas bubbles in the stomach and intestines to come together more easily, which allows for easier passage of gas. Simethicone is used to relieve painful pressure caused by excess gas in the stomach and intestines. Simethicone is for use in children, and adults.
Antiflatulent defoaming agent for the symptomatic relief of flatulence, wind pains, bloating, abdominal distension and other similar symptoms associated with gastrointestinal gas.

Pharmacological Properties

Pharmacodynamic Properties:

Simethicone is an anti-flatulent. Physiologically it is extremely inert, and therefore it will not be pharmacologically active. It acts by changing the surface tension of gas bubbles, causing them to coalesce in the digestive tract, which allows gas to pass easily.

Pharmacokinetic Properties:

Simethicone (activated dimethicone) is not absorbed following oral administration.

Preclinical Safety Data:

Simethicone is physiologically inert and considered to be non-toxic. Preclinical data reveal no hazard for humans.

Simethicone is contraindicated in case of previous history of hypersensitivity to the drug or its excipients.
  • Before taking simethicone, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies
  • Keep out of the reach and sight of children
  • Not to be taken by children under 12 years
Pregnancy and lactation:
Medical advice should be sought prior to taking this product if pregnant or lactating.
Effects on ability to drive and use machines:
None known
There are no reports of any side effects due to this medication. However, tell your doctor if you experience any unpleasant effects while taking this medication.
A very serious allergic reaction to this product is rare.