Simethicone — Savior for Excessive Gass

Feb 5, 2021

Accidentally passing gas or letting out a loud belch in a roomful of people. Sounds familiar? What if this happens to you during your first date or an important meeting? Yikes! Even the thought of it is already making you embarrassed and awkward.
Causes of Excessive Gas
 

Antibiotics

Laxatives

Changes in hormone levels

Swallowed air

Breakdown of undigested foods in large intestine by bacteria

Stomach & intestinal problems

Simethicone to Decrease Bloating
 

The history of simethicone use has been dated for more than 50 years. It is not absorbed by our body and is virtually non-toxic.1 Simethicone is a silicone compound used to treat gas-related symptoms like flatulence and bloating. It could decrease the surface tension of gas bubbles in the intestinal tract. This action results in the dispersion of the gas bubbles and forms large bubbles that can be expelled quickly.2 It is proven that simethicone is an effective agent for relieving the symptoms of functional upper gastrointestinal disease. 3

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References
 
  1. Meier, R., & Steuerwald, M. (2007). Review of the therapeutic uses of simethicone in gastroenterology. Schweizerische Zeitschrift fur Ganzheits Medizin, 19(7/8), 380.
  2. Ingold, C. J., & Akhondi, H. (2020). Simethicone. In StatPearls [Internet]. StatPearls Publishing.
  3. BERNSTEIN, J. E., & KASICH, A. M. (1974). A double‐blind trial of simethicone in functional disease of the upper gastrointestinal tract. The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 14(11), 617-623.