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Are there generic anti-diarrheals and gas medications?

Yes, generic anti-diarrheal and anti-gas products are readily available. For diarrhea, bismuth salicylate (Pepto-Bismol, Kaopectate) and loperamide (Imodium, Maalox Anti-Diarrheal, Pepto Diarrheal Control) are available in generic versions. For gas problems, simethicone (Gas-X, Mylanta Gas) is also available in generic form.

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