dimethicone

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dimethicone

[dī′meth·ə‚kōn]
(pharmacology)
CH3[Si(CH3)2O]Si(CH3)3 A colorless oil consisting of dimethylsiloxane polymers; used in ointments and topical drugs.
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Where pain is associated with excess wind, peppermint oil can improve cramps and flatulence while trapped wind can be helped by tablets/capsules containing activated dimethicone (simethicone).
1 Tab Pancreatin 200mg+Simethicone 40mg+ Activated Dimethicone 20mg No 360
Activated dimethicone eliminates gas entrapped in the stomach and intestine and the hydroxides help in neutralizing stomach acids.
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