Infacol Oral Suspension (Simethicone)
What is Infacol Oral Suspension (Simethicone) used for?
Infacol Oral Suspension (Simethicone) is an oral medicine used to treat infants suffering from colic. It operates by causing gas in the digestive system to adhere together making it easier for it to be expelled from the body. This action reduces pain and discomfort for the infant. Your doctor may prescribe this medication for the treatment of other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Infacol Oral Suspension (Simethicone)?
Infacol Oral Suspension (Simethicone) should be administered as directed by your doctor to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. The correct dosage and application frequency will be determined by the patient`s age, weight, current health, and the severity of its symptoms. These should be measured using the included measuring device to prevent overdosing and administered orally. Clean the applicator after each use to prevent build up or contamination. It is also important to observe the medication prior to each use to make sure it is not cloudy or discoloured as this may indicate contamination. Wash your hands with soap and water after administration to prevent it from contacting your skin or mucous membranes. Ask the doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Infacol Oral Suspension (Simethicone)?
Infacol Oral Suspension (Simethicone) will not usually cause any side effects. If you do observe any serious or worrying symptoms, stop using the medication and contact your doctor immediately. These may include vomiting, diarrhoea, or signs of an allergic reaction such as hives, skin rashes, swelling, or difficulty breathing. These conditions may require reduced dosages, frequency of administration, or emergency medical attention in serious cases to prevent more health problems from occurring.
Infacol Oral Suspension (Simethicone) should not be used to treat infants that are allergic to its contents or that have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past.
Strictly use Infacol Oral Suspension (Simethicone) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Infacol Oral Suspension (Simethicone) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.