In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2024 Jan.


Simethicone is a medication used in the management and treatment of flatulence. This activity describes the indications, mechanism of action, and contraindications for simethicone as a valuable agent in the control of excess gas production. In addition, this activity will highlight the adverse event profile, dosing, and drug interactions pertinent to the interprofessional healthcare team members in the management of patients with flatulence and related conditions.

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