Simethicone use while Breastfeeding

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