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Simethicone Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Simethicone is also known as: Anti-Gas Ultra Strength, Baby Gasz, Bicarsim, Bicarsim Forte, Colic Drops, Colicon, Gas Aide, 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, Micon-80, Mylanta Gas, Mylanta Gas Maximum Strength, Mylaval, Mylicon, Mytab Gas, PediaCare Infants' Gas Relief Drops, Phazyme, Phazyme-95, SimePed

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 20, 2018.

Simethicone Pregnancy Warnings

Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy.

Benefit should outweigh risk.

AU TGA pregnancy category: Not formally assigned to a pregnancy category. This class of drugs is generally exempt from pregnancy classification.
US FDA pregnancy category: Not formally assigned to a pregnancy category.

Comment: This drug is not orally absorbed.

See references

Simethicone Breastfeeding Warnings

Caution is recommended.

Excreted into human milk: No

Comments:
-This drug is not orally absorbed.
-This drug has been used safely in infants.

See references

References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Mylicon (simethicone)." Johnson and Johnson Medical Inc, Arlington, TX.
  2. "Product Information. Maalox Anti-Gas Extra Strength (simethicone)." Novartis Consumer Health, Summit, NJ.
  3. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  4. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Mylicon (simethicone)." Johnson and Johnson Medical Inc, Arlington, TX.
  2. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
  3. "Product Information. Maalox Anti-Gas Extra Strength (simethicone)." Novartis Consumer Health, Summit, NJ.
  4. United States National Library of Medicine "Toxnet. Toxicology Data Network. Available from: URL: http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT." ([cited 2013 -]):
  5. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0

Further information

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