Simethicone use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Simethicone: Maalox, Mylanta, Mylicon, Gas-X, Phazyme, Mintox, Maalox Plus, Gelusil, Maalox Anti-Gas, Mytab Gas, Show all 104 »Maalox Advanced Maximum Strength, Mylanta Gas, Alka-Seltzer Anti-Gas, Maalox Max, Almacone, Maalox Antacid Antigas Regular Strength, Rulox, Riopan Plus, Mi-Acid, Bicarsim, Imodium Multi-Symptom Relief, Tums Plus, Maalox Advanced Maximum Strength Chewable, Mi-Acid Gas Relief, SimePed, Gerber Gas Relief, Colic Drops, Losospan Plus, Di-Gel, Magaant, Flatulex, Bicarsim Forte, Equalize Gas Relief Drops, Phazyme-95, Little Tummys, Gas Aide, Alamag Plus, Mylanta Gas Relief Maximum Strength, Milantex, Titralac Plus, Almacone-2, Tempo, Riopan Plus Double Strength, Micon-80, Phazyme Ultra, Mylanta Gas Maximum Strength, Ovol, Phazyme Maximum Strength, Infantaire Gas Relief, Phazyme Ultra Strength, Baby Gasz, Anti-Gas Ultra Strength, Gas Free Extra Strength, Flatulex Drops, Phazyme-125, Maximum Strength Mylanta Gas, Major-Con, CVS Gas Relief, Maximum Strength Phazyme 125 Softgels, Colicon, Maalox Anti-Gas Extra Strength, Mylaval, Magaldrate Plus Suspension, Genasyme, Titralac Plus Liquid, Uni-Lan II, Uni-Lan, Rulox Plus, Urban, Urban DS, Aldroxicon I, Maalox Plus Extra Strength, Maldroxal Plus, Mylagen-II, Mylagen, Mylanta Fast Acting, Maalox Advanced Regular Strength, Milantex Maximum Strength, Mylanta DS Fast Acting, Masanti DS, Mintox Plus, Mi-Acid II, Masanti, Aldroxicon II, Mintox Extra Strength, Gas-X with Maalox, Gas-X with Maalox Extra Strength, FIRST Mouthwash BLM, Maalox Max Quick Dissolve, Maalox Junior Relief Chewable, Lowsium Plus, Ron-Acid Plus, E-Z-Gas II, Rolaids Extra Strength Plus Gas Relief Softchews, Di-Gel Lemon, Mylanta Maximum Strength Cherry, Mylanta Maximum Strength, Mintox Maximum Strength, Maalox Max Wild Berry, Flanax Antacid Liquid, Di-Gel Mint, Advanced Formula Di-Gel, Rolaids Multi-Symptom, Riopan Plus 2

Simethicone Levels and Effects while Breastfeeding

Summary of Use during Lactation

Although no data are available on the use of simethicone during breastfeeding, it is known that simethicone is not absorbed orally. Therefore, it cannot be transferred to breastmilk. It is also used safely in breastfed infants.[1][2] No special precautions are required.

Drug Levels

Maternal Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Infant Levels. Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects in Breastfed Infants

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Possible Effects on Lactation

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

References

1. Hagemann TM. Gastrointestinal medications and breastfeeding. J Hum Lact. 1998;14:259-62. PMID: 10205441

2. Savino F, Pelle E, Palumeri E et al. Lactobacillus reuteri (American Type Culture Collection Strain 55730) versus simethicone in the treatment of infantile colic: a prospective randomized study. Pediatrics. 2007;119:e124-30. PMID: 17200238

Simethicone Identification

Substance Name

Simethicone

CAS Registry Number

8050-81-5

Drug Class

  • Antifoaming Agents

Administrative Information

LactMed Record Number

536

Information from the National Library of Medicine's LactMed Database.

Last Revision Date

2013-09-07

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