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Simethicone use while Breastfeeding

Drugs containing Simethicone: Maalox, Mylanta, Gas-X, Mylicon, Maalox Anti-Gas, Phazyme, Mintox, Tums Plus, Almacone, Gelusil, Show all 110 »Alka-Seltzer Anti-Gas, Flatulex, Ovol, Mylanta Gas Maximum Strength, Mi-Acid, Milantex, FIRST Mouthwash BLM, Micon-80, Anti-Gas Ultra Strength, Gas-X Extra Strength, Imodium Multi-Symptom Relief, Mag-al Plus, Riopan Plus, Rulox, Mi-Acid II, Maalox Advanced Maximum Strength, Mylanta Maximum Strength, Mintox Plus, Almacone-2, Phazyme-125, Infantaire Gas Relief, Maalox Anti-Gas Extra Strength, Gas Aide, Little Tummys, Mi-Acid Gas Relief, Mytab Gas, Equalize Gas Relief Drops, E-Z-Gas II, Baby Gasz, Gas-X Ultra Strength, Mylanta Gas, Bicarsim, Majorcon, Gas Relief Extra Strength, Genasyme, Gas Free Extra Strength, PediaCare Infants' Gas Relief Drops, Phazyme Ultra, Phazyme Maximum Strength, Flatulex Drops, Gerber Gas Relief, Phazyme Ultra Strength, Mylanta Gas Minis, CVS Gas Relief, Gas-Aid Extra Strength, Mylaval, Colicon, Major-Con, Bicarsim Forte, Gas-X Regular Strength, SimePed, Phazyme-95, Colic Drops, Maximum Strength Phazyme 125 Softgels, Lowsium Plus, Gas-X with Maalox, Uni-Lan II, Uni-Lan, Di-Gel, Rulox Plus, Urban, Urban DS, Tempo, Aldroxicon II, Aldroxicon I, Maldroxal Plus, Magaant, Mylagen-II, Mylanta Fast Acting, Milantex Maximum Strength, Flanax Antacid Liquid, Maalox Advanced Regular Strength, Mylanta DS Fast Acting, Masanti DS, Mylagen, Alamag Plus, Masanti, Mintox Extra Strength, Mintox Maximum Strength, Gas-X with Maalox Extra Strength, Titralac Plus Liquid, Alka-Seltzer Heartburn + Gas ReliefChews, Maalox Junior Relief Chewable, Maalox Max Quick Dissolve, Riopan Plus 2, Losospan Plus, Riopan Plus Double Strength, Magaldrate Plus Suspension, Maalox Advanced Maximum Strength Chewable, Rolaids Extra Strength Plus Gas Relief Softchews, Rolaids Advanced, Mylanta Tonight, Rolaids Multi-Symptom, Mylanta Maximum Strength Cherry, Advanced Formula Di-Gel, Di-Gel Mint, Alka-Seltzer Heartburn + Gas, Titralac Plus, Di-Gel Lemon, 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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