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Simethicone Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Simethicone is also known as: Alka-Seltzer Anti-Gas, Anti-Gas Ultra Strength, Baby Gasz, Bicarsim, Bicarsim Forte, Colic Drops, Colicon, Gas Relief Extra Strength, Gas-X, Gas-X Extra Strength, Gas-X Regular Strength, Gas-X Ultra Strength, Maalox Anti-Gas, Major-Con, Maximum Strength Phazyme 125 Softgels, Mi-Acid Gas Relief, Micon-80, Mylanta Gas, Mylanta Gas Maximum Strength, Mylicon, Mytab Gas, PediaCare Infants' Gas Relief Drops, Phazyme, Phazyme-95, SimePed

Medically reviewed on August 20, 2018

Simethicone Pregnancy Warnings

Simethicone has not been formally assigned to a pregnancy category by the FDA. Briggs et. al states that simethicone is probably compatible with pregnancy. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Simethicone is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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Simethicone Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of simethicone into human milk.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Mylicon (simethicone)." Johnson and Johnson Medical Inc, Arlington, TX.
  2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, Yaffe SJ.. "Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 7th ed." Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (2005):

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Mylicon (simethicone)." Johnson and Johnson Medical Inc, Arlington, TX.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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