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A mixture of methyl siloxane polymers and silica gel, used an antiflatulent drug and as an antifoaming agent in cosmetics and industrial applications.

[si(lica) + (di)methicone, a silicon polymer (di- + meth- + (sil)icone).]
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(saɪˈmɛθ ɪˌkoʊn)

an active ingredient in many antacid preparations that causes small mucus-entrapped air bubbles in the intestines to coalesce into larger bubbles that are more easily passed.
(si (lica) + meth (yl) + (sil) icone]
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simethicone, simeticone

(INN) n simeticona
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The antacids segment has been further segmented into calcium carbonate, loperamide, simethicone, sodium bicarbonate, and others.
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In a 2017 study, people who took 45 mg of simethicone and 140 mg of activated charcoal three times daily for 10 days, all reported a significant reduction in abdominal pain with no side effects.
If gas remains a problem, you might try over-the-counter gas-relief treatments, like simethicone, activated charcoal, and supplements containing digestive enzymes to help you eat foods that normally cause gas.
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Perrigo is finalizing plans to launch its wholly owned store brand loperamide hydrochloride and simethicone tablets, 2 mg/125 mg, in the fourth quarter of 2018.
In daily life, many people have been exposed to silicones in the form of simethicone (antifoams used in antacids), silicone oil as a lubricant for syringes and cerebrospinal shunt tubes.
"In response, we have developed several O-T-C first-to-market soft-gels, including Severe Cold & Flu Day - Night and Simethicone 250 mg.
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The sensing mechanism of coated microfibre is based on the change of transmission loss due to the RI changing of the coatings caused by the adsorption of AMCs (simethicone) on the HSNs film.
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