FAQs ABOUT COLICAID SYRUP
What is Colicaid syrup and is used for?
It is a digestive syrup used in infants and children to relieve infantile colic (cramp-like pain), flatulence (wind), and abdominal bloating in conditions such as indigestion, abdominal pain or gastric infection.
How does Colicaid syrup work?
Simethicone, an ingredient in this medicine, releases a gas that has been trapped and relieves discomfort, while dill and fennel oils minimize spasms and enhance intestinal motility
Can I give Colicaid syrup twice daily?
Yes. This syrup can be given twice or thrice daily depending on the age, weight and disease condition of the child. Ask for the advice of your child’s doctor.
Does Colicaid syrup relieve gas?
Yes. It contains simethicone that helps in the release of gas that has been trapped and provides comfort.
Should Colicaid syrup be given empty stomach?
This medicine should be given 15 minutes prior to feeding an infant. If given to children, it should be given 15 minutes prior to the meal. Ask for your doctor’s advice.