Could somebody tell me why no more than 500mgms of simethicone can be taken in 24hrs? I cannot find the reason anywhere. Simethicone does not cause any side effects yet on every bottle I have had it says not to exceed the stated dose, but does not say why. The tablets I have are 180mgs. I take two, they work very well, but sometimes the bloating comes back and I have to wait until the next day to take two more. WHY?? Thank you for any response, I have been trying to find the answer for a long time.
I also have the exact same question and have also been wondering why for a long time. No one on the internet could I find an actual side effect from exceeding 500mg.
I do know a few things for sure:
1. Part of the warning label is for legal purposes, it's a very very safe dosage for adults to be completely sure that no one can sue the pharmaceutical companies if anything were to happen. 2. I also know that you cannot OD a rabbit from giving them baby aspirin when they are bloated. You can feed a small 2-3 lb. rabbit as much of the infant gas relief as needed to rid the bloating, so if it's safe enough for a tiny mammal, why is it an emergency if people exceed just 2 little pills (180mg per simethicone pill)?
- Simethicone Information for Consumers
- Simethicone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Simethicone (detailed)
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