Infacol Oral Suspension (Simethicone)
What is Infacol Oral Suspension (Simethicone) used for?
Infacol Oral Suspension (Simethicone) is an oral solution prescribed to treat colic affecting infants. It operates by causing gas bubbles in the stomach and intestines to adhere together making them more easily to be passed out of the body. This makes it useful for treating painful bloating caused by excess gas. Your physician may also recommend its use for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Infacol Oral Suspension (Simethicone)?
Infacol Oral Suspension (Simethicone) should be used according to your physician's instructions and those included with the packaging. The correct dosage and frequency of administration will be determined by the patient's age, weight, health condition, and the severity of its symptoms. These doses should be administered orally and measured using the included measuring device to prevent overdosing. Thoroughly wash the measuring device after each administration to prevent build up and contamination. It is also important to observe the solution before each use to make sure it is not cloudy or discolored as this may indicate contamination. Wash your hands using soap and water after each use to prevent any medicine from contacting your skin or other mucous membranes.
What are the side effects of Infacol Oral Suspension (Simethicone)?
Infacol Oral Suspension (Simethicone) will not cause side effects in most patients. If you witness any intense or worrying problems, stop using the medication and contact your physician immediately. It is important to be especially cautious about any signs of an allergic reaction including hives, skin rashes, swelling, or difficulty breathing. These conditions may require changes to the dosage or emergency medical attention in serious or life threatening cases to prevent more complications from occurring.
Infacol Oral Suspension (Simethicone) should not be used to treat patients who are allergic to simethicone or who have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past. It is also important to inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding to ensure its safety and that any necessary adjustments are made to your treatment.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Infacol Oral Suspension (Simethicone). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.