Definition of Simethicone

1. Noun. An oral antifoaming agent, a mixture of polydimethylsiloxane and silica gel, used to treat stomach pain caused by excess gas. ¹



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Medical Definition of Simethicone

1. A mixture of dimethyl polysiloxanes and silica gel used as an antiflatulent. Without the addition of silica gel (dimethicone), it is used as an ointment base ingredient and skin protectant. Pharmacological action: antifoaming agents, emollients, gastrointestinal agents. Chemical name: Simethicone (12 Dec 1998)

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