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Antacid with Simethicone

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Antacid with Simethicone Suntacid Adult

Antacid with Simethicone - What is it for

​Antacid with simethicone relieves heartburn, stomach discomfort or indigestion. Antacid with simethicone may also be used to treat the symptoms of stomach or duodenal ulcers. It can also help to relieve bloatedness.

It is also usually given together with Non-Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) to act as a gastric protectant as NSAIDs may cause gastrointestinal discomfort or symptoms.

This medicine may also sometimes be prescribed for other uses; Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.  

Antacid with Simethicone - Additional Information

​Do not take antacids for more than 1 to 2 weeks unless instructed by a doctor. You may need a stronger medicine if your symptoms persists for too long.

Antacids may contain a large amount of salt. Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you are on a low sodium diet or low phosphate diet.

Tell a doctor if you are pregnant, plan to be come pregnant or are breastfeeding.

  • Updated on Friday, September 21, 2018
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Department KK Women's and Children's Hospital

    The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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