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Simethicone use while Breastfeeding

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

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.

Effects on Lactation and Breastmilk

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

Last Revision Date

20130907

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