Simethicone, also known by its trade names Phazyme and Mylicon, is used as an oral antifoaming agent. It works by reducing the surface tension of bubbles, causing them to coalesce into larger bubbles that can be passed more easily by belching or flatulence. It is the active ingredient in drugs such as Gas-X. Chemically, simethicone is a mixture of dimethylpolysiloxanes.

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... SIMETHICONE (Gas-X®, Phazyme®-125, Mylanta® Gas Relief and others) is an antiflatulent used to treat too much gas in the stomach and intestines. Swallowing too much air or eating foods that disagree often causes gas. Generic simethicone capsules, tablets and chewable tablets are available. ...
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