Alka-Seltzer Anti-Gas Side Effects
Generic name: simethicone
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Apr 28, 2022.
Note: This document contains side effect information about simethicone. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Alka-Seltzer Anti-Gas.
For the Consumer
Applies to simethicone: oral capsule liquid filled, oral solution, oral suspension, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable
There have not been any common or important side effects reported with this medicine. However, if you notice any side effects, check with your doctor.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to simethicone: compounding liquid, compounding powder, oral capsule, oral disintegrating strip, oral liquid, oral suspension, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable
Rare (0.01% to 0.1%): Face edema, hypersensitivity reactions[Ref]
Rare (0.01% to 0.1%): Respiratory difficulty[Ref]
More about Alka-Seltzer Anti-Gas (simethicone)
- Drug interactions
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- During pregnancy or Breastfeeding
- En español
- Drug class: miscellaneous GI agents
Related treatment guides
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3. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
4. Cerner Multum, Inc. "Australian Product Information." O 0
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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.