Flatubust 140mg Capsule 10'S

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INTRODUCTION

FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE contains Simethicone which belongs to the group of medicines called Digestants. It is used to provide relief from bloating (gas) and other unpleasant symptoms associated with accumulation of excess gas in the stomach (such as stomach discomfort or pain, sense of fullness, pressure in the stomach etc.).

FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE should be taken at least 10 minutes before meals. Before taking FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE inform your doctor if you have thyroid problems, high blood calcium levels or phenylketonuria. FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE is considered safe for use both in pregnant and breastfeeding women.

The most common side effect of taking FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE are nausea, vomiting, constipation and diarrhea. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect troubles you.

USES OF FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE

  • Treats bloating (gas)
  • Relieves stomach discomfort or pain

HOW FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE WORKS

FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE is a surfactant medicine with anti-gas properties. It works by decreasing the surface tension of gas bubbles in the gastrointestinal tract. This action helps in eliminating the accumulated gas from the gut region along with bowel movements. It also prevents further accumulation of gas in the gut.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. It should be taken at least 10 minutes before meals.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE

COMMON

  • diarrhea, constipation
  • nausea, vomiting
  • skin rash or itching
  • heartburn

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea or vomiting:

Try to take FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE with or just after meals. Stick to simple meals and avoid oil rich or spicy foods. Consult your doctor if nausea worsens.

Constipation:

Eat plenty of fiber-rich foods such as fresh fruits, vegetables and cereals. Drink plenty of water. Exercise more regularly. Consult your doctor if this side effect troubles you.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE is considered safe for use in pregnant women. However, consult your doctor for advice before taking it.

BREASTFEEDING

FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE is considered safe for use in breastfeeding women. However, consult your doctor for advice before taking it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machines if your ability is affected by FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE.

ALLERGY

Talk to your doctor before taking FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE if you are allergic to Simethicone.

OTHERS

FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE is not recommended for use if you:

  • have phenylketonuria (build-up of an amino acid called phenylalanine in the body)
  • have hypercalcemia (high blood calcium levels)
  • have hypercalciuria (increased calcium in urine)
  • are being treated for thyroid problems

Use in pediatrics:

FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE should be used in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years) only if prescribed by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

Use in geriatrics:

FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE should be used with caution in elderly patients. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before taking FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines such as:

  • Levothyroxine (a medicine used to treat thyroid deficiency)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally took more FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE, consult your doctor immediately.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Simethicone
Pharmacological Category :   Non-Systemic Silicone-Based Surfactant
Therapeutic Indication :   Bloating, Stomach discomfort
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Soft gels, Oral Drops, Syrup

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE out of reach of children
  • Store FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE at a room temperature

FAQs ABOUT FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE

What is the use of FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE?

FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE is used to provide relief from bloating (gas) and other unpleasant symptoms associated with accumulation of excess gas in the stomach (such as stomach discomfort or pain, sense of fullness, pressure in the stomach etc.).

How FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE works in my body?

FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE works by decreasing the surface tension of gas bubbles in the gastrointestinal tract. This action helps in eliminating the accumulated gas from the gut region along with bowel movements. It also prevents further accumulation of gas in the gut.

Can the use of FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE cause constipation?

The most common side effect of taking FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE is constipation. To manage this side effects, eat plenty of fiber-rich foods such as fresh fruits, vegetables and cereals. Drink plenty of water. Exercise more regularly. Consult your doctor if this side effect troubles you.

Can I drink water after taking FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE?

Avoid drinking plenty of water after taking FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE as it may reduce the effects of FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE. However, you can sip few drinks of water if needed.

What is the best time to take FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE?

FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE should be taken at least 10 minutes before meals or at bedtime. However, consult your doctor for advice.

What to do if I forgot to take a dose of FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE?

If you have missed a dose of FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE, skip the missed dose and take the next one regularly. Do not take a double dose of FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE to compensate the missed ones.

Can I take FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE daily?

Take FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE as advised by your physician. Your doctor will evaluate your health condition and suggest whether can you take FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE every day or not.

Can FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE be used during pregnancy?

FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE is considered safe for use in pregnant women. However, consult your doctor for advice before taking it.

Who should not take FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE?

FLATUBUST 140MG CAPSULE is not recommended for use in patients with phenylketonuria (build-up of an amino acid called phenylalanine in the body), hypercalcemia (high blood calcium levels), hypercalciuria (increased calcium in urine) or thyroid problems. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice before taking it.

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3. Ovidiu Burta, Claudia Iacobescu, Radu Bogdan Mateescu, Tudor Nicolaie, Nicoleta Tiuca, Corina Silvia Pop. Efficacy and safety of APT036 versus simethicone in the treatment of functional bloating: a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, parallel group, clinical study. Translational Gastroenterology and Hepatology. September 2018. [Accessed on 1st December 2022] https://tgh.amegroups.com/article/view/4577/5354

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PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    SIMETHICONE 140MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Flatubust 140mg Capsule 10'S

Flatubust 140mg Capsule 10'S Mkt: Mankind Pharma Pvt Ltd

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