WINDSETLERS

Active substance: SIMETICONE

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Important information about some
of the ingredients

WindSetlers
(simeticone)
Read the leaflet before you use this medicine.
It includes other information which might be
especially important for you.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it
again.
• Ask your pharmacist if you need any more
information or advice.
• If you notice any side effects not listed in this
leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.

1. What the medicine is for
The capsules relieve the symptoms of flatulence
(wind), wind pains, a swollen stomach and
other symptoms associated with intestinal gas.
WindSetlers contain simeticone which breaks
down the bubbles of gas in the stomach to help
eliminate gas and ease wind.

2. Before you use this
medicine
Do not use the medicine if you or
your child have….
• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed in
section 6.

Pregnant or breastfeeding….
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before
using this medicine if you are pregnant, might
be pregnant or are breastfeeding. WindSetlers
should not be used in pregnancy unless the
doctor has told you to do so.

• This product contains hydroxybenzoates
which may cause allergic reactions (possibly
delayed).

3. How to use this medicine
Take this medicine by mouth.

Adults, the elderly and children
• Take one or two capsules 3 or 4 times a day
or as required.

If you take too many
If you accidentally take too many, see a doctor
straight away. Take the pack with you to show
which medicine you have swallowed.

4. Possible side effects
There are no known side effects from using this
medicine when used as directed. If you notice
any side effects, stop use and tell your doctor
or pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.

6. Further information
What is in this medicine
The active ingredient per capsule is:
simeticone 100mg.
The other ingredients are: gelatin, glycerin
(E422), titanium dioxide (E171), sodium ethyl
parahydroxybenzoate (E215), sodium propyl
parahydroxybenzoate (E217), purified water,
colours: green S (E142), quinoline yellow lake
(E104).

What the medicine looks like
WindSetlers are pale green cloudy oval gelatine
capsules. They are supplied in blister packs of 8
and 24 capsules.

Marketing authorisation holder and
manufacturer
Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK.
This leaflet was revised in December 2011
WindSetlers is a trade mark of Thornton and
Ross Ltd.

5. Storing this medicine
• Keep it out of the reach and sight of children.
• Do not store above 25°C.
• Protect from moisture.
• Do not use after the expiry date shown on the
carton. The expiry date refers to the last day
of that month.
• Medicine should not be disposed of via
wastewater or household waste. Ask your
pharmacist how to dispose of any unused
medicine. These measures will help to protect
the environment.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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