Simethicone

Simethicone

Simethicone is available in over-the-counter (OTC) medicines that help relieve pressure and bloating, commonly referred to as gas. Simethicone can be the only ingredient in anti-gas medicines or it can be found in medicines that treat symptoms such as heartburn or diarrhea. Some anti-gas medicines containing simethicone are labeled for use with infants and toddlers. […]

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Loperamide

Loperamide

Loperamide is an antidiarrheal active ingredient available in over-the-counter (OTC) medicines that treat the symptoms of diarrhea, including traveler’s diarrhea. It may be written as loperamide or loperamide hydrochloride (HCl), but it is the same ingredient. Loperamide can be the only active ingredient in an anti-diarrheal medicine or it can be found in medicines that […]

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