Disflatyl

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Generic Name: Disflatyl Brand Name(s): Generics only. No brands available.

Uses

What is Disflatyl® (simethicone) used for?

Disflatyl® is commonly used for relieving the painful symptoms of too much gas in the stomach and intestines.

How should I take Disflatyl® (simethicone)?

Chew Disflatyl® by mouth as directed by your doctor concerning: dose, schedule. You can take some water when chewing the tablet.

Read the label carefully before using Disflatyl®.

Consult your doctor for any information on the label that you do not clearly understand.

How do I store Disflatyl® (simethicone)?

Disflatyl® is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Disflatyl® in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Disflatyl® that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.

You should not flush Disflatyl® down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using Disflatyl® (simethicone)?

Before using Disflatyl®, tell your doctor if you have:

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should only take medicines on the recommendation of a doctor.
  • You are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription, such as herbal and complementary medicines.
  • You have allergy with any of active or inactive ingredients of Disflatyl® or other medications.
  • You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Disflatyl® during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Disflatyl®.

Side effects

What side effects can occur from Disflatyl® (simethicone)?

If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions

What drugs may interact with Disflatyl® (simethicone)?

Disflatyl® may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.

Does food or alcohol interact with Disflatyl® (simethicone)?

Disflatyl® may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.

What health conditions may interact with Disflatyl® (simethicone)?

Disflatyl® may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.

Dosage

The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Disflatyl® (simethicone).

What is the dose of Disflatyl® (simethicone) for an adult?

Usual dose is 40 to 125 mg four times a day, after meals and at bedtime or the dose may be 150 mg three times a day, after meals. The dose should not be more than 500 mg in twenty-four hours.

What is the dose of Disflatyl® (simethicone) for a child?

The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

How is Disflatyl® (simethicone) available?

Disflatyl® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • Tablet 40 mg

What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?

In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Disflatyl®, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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