Gas X is also known as Simethicone. It is an OTC medication commonly used to relieve the symptoms of excessive gas, bloating, and discomfort in the stomach or intestines. Gas-X can have some side effects, even though most people consider it safe and effective.
The product is generally free of side effects. However, nausea, diarrhea, constipation, and headaches have been reported. These mild symptoms usually disappear within a couple of days after starting treatment. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any strange effects from taking this medication.
Rare is a severe allergic reaction to Simethicone. Seek medical attention immediately if you experience severe allergic symptoms, such as hives, swelling, rash, or difficulty breathing.
Gas-X and other medications: Can they interact?
Gas-X may also interact with certain medications, such as blood thinners or antibiotics. You must consult a doctor before taking Gas-X if you are taking any other medicines.
Without consulting a physician, pregnant women, nursing mothers, or children younger than two years old should not use Gas-X.
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