How often can you take Gas-X pills?

Adults and children 12 years or older: swallow with water 1 or 2 softgels as needed after meals and at bedtime. Do not exceed 4 softgels in 24 hours except under the advice and supervision of a physician.

Is it bad to take Gas-X often?

Many times Gas-X Extra Strength (simethicone capsules and tablets) is taken on an as needed basis. Do not take more often than told by the doctor.

How many extra strength Gas-X can you take in a day?

Adults and children 12 years or older: chew one (1) or two (2) tablets as needed after meals and at bedtime. Do not exceed 4 tablets in 24 hours except under the advice and guidance of a physician.

Does Gas-X make you pass gas?

It’s great at stimulating the intestines to help get excess gas moving in the right direction. Occasional gas can be a nuisance, but slight tweaks to your daily life may be able to make it less so. And for those unexpected moments, Gas-X is a safe and efficient way to find relief fast!

How long can trapped gas last?

Everyone passes gas. However, some digestive conditions can cause excessive gas production, as can eating certain foods. The excess gas may not pass easily through the digestive system, resulting in trapped gas. While trapped gas may cause discomfort, it usually passes on its own after a few hours.

Does simethicone make you poop?

This combination medication is used to treat diarrhea and symptoms of gas (e.g., cramps, bloating, pressure). Loperamide works by slowing down the movement of the gut. This decreases the number of bowel movements and makes the stool less watery. Simethicone helps break up gas bubbles in the gut.