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Medications for Postoperative Gas Pains

What is Postoperative Gas Pains:  Postoperative Gas Pain is abdominal pain associated with the retention of postoperative intestinal gas.

Medications to treat Postoperative Gas Pains

The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
simethicone N N Add review
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Generic name: simethicone systemic

Brand names:  Mylicon, Alka-Seltzer Anti-Gas, Phazyme, Anti-Gas Ultra Strength, Maalox Anti-Gas, Mylanta Gas Maximum Strength, Mylanta Gas, Gas Free Extra Strength, Little Tummys, Genasyme, Ovol, Baby Gasz, Equalize Gas Relief Drops, Gas Aide, Infantaire Gas Relief, Mi-Acid Gas Relief, Mytab Gas

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

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Mylicon N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

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Alka-Seltzer Anti-Gas N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

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Phazyme N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

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Anti-Gas Ultra Strength N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

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Maalox Anti-Gas N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

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Mylanta Gas Maximum Strength N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

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Mylanta Gas N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

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Gas Free Extra Strength N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Little Tummys N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Pitressin C N Add review Rate

Generic name: vasopressin systemic

Drug class: antidiuretic hormones

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Genasyme N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

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Ovol N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Baby Gasz N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Equalize Gas Relief Drops N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Gas Aide N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Infantaire Gas Relief N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Mi-Acid Gas Relief N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Mytab Gas N N Add review Rate

Generic name: simethicone systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
vasopressin C N Add review Rate

Generic name: vasopressin systemic

Brand names:  Pitressin, Vasostrict

Drug class: antidiuretic hormones

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Vasostrict C N Add review Rate

Generic name: vasopressin systemic

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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