Wind-eze tablets

 
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Overview

Information specific to: Wind-eze tablets.

About Wind-eze tablets and how it works

This medicine helps relieve the symptoms and discomfort associated with trapped gas in the gut such as griping pains, colic, flatulence, bloating, and abdominal distension.

The main ingredient of this medicine is simeticone which is an antiflatulent. It works as an antifoaming agent and joins small bubbles of gas trapped in the stomach to form large bubbles which can then be easily expelled as wind or during belching or burping.

This medicine is available in the form of tablets that have to be chewed before swallowing.

Consult your doctor if symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse during treatment with this medicine.

Before using Wind-eze tablets

This medicine may not be suitable for everyone and some people must never take it. Check the leaflet that comes with your medicine to make sure that the medicine is suitable before taking it.

Always get advice from a healthcare professional before taking this medicine if:

  • you are allergic or sensitive to or have had a reaction to any of the ingredients in the medicine
  • this medicine is for a child under 12 years of age

Medicines interactions

If you are taking more than one medicine they may interact with each other. This medicine is unlikely to have any important interactions. But speak to your pharmacist or doctor if you get any unusual symptoms while having this medicine with other medicines.

Possible side effects of Wind-eze tablets

Most medicines can cause some side-effects but not everyone having the same medicine will get the same side-effects.

The following side-effects have been associated with people taking this medicine:

  • hypersensitivity reactions such as rash, itching, swelling of the tongue or face, or breathing difficulties

Pregnancy and breast-feeding

This medicine is not known to cause any problems during pregnancy or while breast-feeding. However, as with all medicines, you should seek medical advice from your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Other important information

Make sure that you read the leaflet that comes with your medicine to check what dose you should take and if there is anything that you need to do if you take more than the recommended dose. If you are in any doubt about whether this medicine is suitable for you, speak to your doctor or pharmacist.

Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.

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