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Simethicone use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Simethicone: Mylanta, Maalox, Mylicon, Gas-X, Maalox Plus, Phazyme, Mintox, Maalox Anti-Gas, Gelusil, Maalox Antacid Antigas Regular Strength, Show all 107 »Mylanta Gas, Alka-Seltzer Anti-Gas, Almacone, Rulox, Ovol, Imodium Multi-Symptom Relief, Tums Plus, FIRST Mouthwash BLM, Mag-al Plus, Maalox Advanced Maximum Strength, Maalox Max, Bicarsim, Riopan Plus, Flatulex, Mylanta Gas Maximum Strength, Maximum Strength Mylanta Gas, Tempo, Maalox Anti-Gas Extra Strength, Infantaire Gas Relief, Micon-80, Baby Gasz, Colic Drops, Mytab Gas, Magaldrate Plus Suspension, Mi-Acid, Milantex, Maalox Advanced Regular Strength, Masanti, Alamag Plus, Di-Gel, Mintox Plus, PediaCare Infants' Gas Relief Drops, Equalize Gas Relief Drops, Gerber Gas Relief, Gas Aide, Phazyme Ultra, Phazyme Maximum Strength, Phazyme Ultra Strength, Mi-Acid Gas Relief, Majorcon, CVS Gas Relief, Genasyme, Gas Free Extra Strength, Flatulex Drops, Phazyme-125, SimePed, Major-Con, Mylanta Gas Relief Maximum Strength, Bicarsim Forte, Phazyme-95, Maximum Strength Phazyme 125 Softgels, Lowsium Plus, Little Tummys, Mylaval, Colicon, Anti-Gas Ultra Strength, Titralac Plus Liquid, Urban, Uni-Lan II, Uni-Lan, Rulox Plus, Urban DS, Maldroxal Plus, Aldroxicon II, Aldroxicon I, Maalox Plus Extra Strength, Magaant, Mylagen-II, Mylanta Fast Acting, Milantex Maximum Strength, Flanax Antacid Liquid, Mylanta DS Fast Acting, Masanti DS, Mylagen, Almacone-2, Mi-Acid II, Mintox Extra Strength, Mintox Maximum Strength, Gas-X with Maalox, Gas-X with Maalox Extra Strength, Maalox Junior Relief Chewable, Maalox Max Quick Dissolve, E-Z-Gas II, Losospan Plus, Riopan Plus Double Strength, Riopan Plus 2, Maalox Advanced Maximum Strength Chewable, Rolaids Extra Strength Plus Gas Relief Softchews, Maalox Max Wild Berry, Mylanta Maximum Strength Cherry, Mylanta Maximum Strength, Rolaids Multi-Symptom, Advanced Formula Di-Gel, Titralac Plus, Di-Gel Lemon, Di-Gel Mint, Ron-Acid 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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