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What should I tell my doctor before I take simethicone?

Simethicone, which is available over-the-counter, has few serious side effects. Simethicone does not have many known serious interactions with medications or foods, and is usually safe to take on your own.

Talk to your doctor about possible interactions between simethicone and various medications, supplements, foods and medical conditions. Do not take simethicone if you discover that you are allergic to it.

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