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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Aluminum Hydroxide

Aluminum Hydroxide

Aluminum hydroxide is an antacid available in over-the-counter (OTC) medicines that relieve heartburn, acid indigestion, sour stomach, and upset stomach. Aluminum hydroxide can be found in heartburn medicines that contain more than one antacid active ingredient. It can also be found in medicines that treat other symptoms, such as gas. Aluminum hydroxide is approved by […]

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Bismuth Subsalicylate

Bismuth Subsalicylate

Bismuth subsalicylate is an antacid and antidiarrheal active ingredient available in over-the-counter (OTC) medicines that treat heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, nausea, diarrhea, and other gastrointestinal ailments. Bismuth subsalicylate is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is safe and effective when used according to the Drug Facts label. Children and teenagers who […]

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