Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Alka-Seltzer Anti-Gas
  2. Anti-Gas Ultra Strength
  3. Baby Gasz
  4. Equilizer Gas Relief
  5. Gas Aid Maximum Strength
  6. Gas-X
  7. Genasyme
  8. Maalox Anti-Gas
  9. Mylanta Gas
  10. Mylicon
  11. Mytab Gas
  12. Phazyme

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Ovol
  2. Phazyme Liquid Gas Relief Maximum Strength


Simethicone is used to relieve the painful symptoms of too much gas in the stomach and intestines.

Simethicone may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Simethicone is available without a prescription.

Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although these uses are not included in product labeling, simethicone is used in certain patients before the following tests:

  • Before a gastroscopy
  • Before a radiography of the bowel

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet, Chewable
  • Liquid
  • Capsule
  • Syrup
  • Suspension
  • Tablet
  • Solution
  • Capsule, Liquid Filled