What Is Simethicone?
Simethicone is the active ingredient in Gas-X. It works to break down gas bubbles in your stomach by allowing gas bubbles in the stomach and intestines to come together more easily, which allows for easier passage, and faster relief.
Simethicone goes to work fast to relieve many of the symptoms of gas and bloating, like fullness, pressure, and of course, gas.
How Does Simethicone Work?
Gas-X helps break up the gas bubbles in your digestive tract so your body can deal with gas naturally vs. other products which need to be taken proactively before gas occurs.
Breaks down gas bubbles in your digestive tract.
Combines many small bubbles into larger bubbles, which can be expelled more easily.
Reduces the surface tension of the formed gas bubbles, which prevents bubble formation.
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The active ingredient in Gas-X is simethicone. Simethicone is the #1 doctor-recommended OTC ingredient for fast gas relief – it helps break up gas bubbles in your stomach and intestines. Once this trapped gas is broken down, your body can then get rid of the gas naturally.
Simethicone, the active ingredient of Gas-X, is used for the relief of pressure, bloating, and fullness commonly referred to as gas.
Everyone’s biochemistry is a little different, so speed of gas relief may vary by person. But, in general, Gas-X relieves pressure, bloating, fullness and discomfort caused by excess stomach and intestinal gas in minutes. If you have prolonged discomfort, it’s best to consult with your doctor, just in case.
If you are uncertain if Gas-X is appropriate for you, please speak to your doctor or a pharmacist. Simethicone, the active ingredient in Gas-X, works fast, without being absorbed into the bloodstream. Please use Gas-X products only as directed.
Gas-X relieves the pressure, abdominal bloating, and discomfort commonly referred to as gas.
Beano and Gas-X are both anti-gas products but have different ingredients and work different ways. Beano contains alpha galactosidase, an enzyme that is taken before meals, to break down complex carbohydrates in food to reduce gas production. Gas-X contains simethicone which acts on the gas produced in the stomach and intestine to help reduce pressure, bloating and fullness. It breaks up gas bubbles in your stomach and intestine. Once this trapped gas is broken down, your body can then deal with this gas naturally.