Infants' Mylicon Drops

Generic Name: Simethicone

  • Other names:

    Infants' Mylicon Drops Non-Staining Formula
  • What is this medication?

    Infants' Mylicon Drops are intended to relieve the discomfort of gas in infants, which is often caused by certain formulas or foods or swallowing air.
  • Are there any warnings associated with Infants' Mylicon Drops?

    Keep this product out of the reach of children. In the event of an overdose, get medical help or contact a poison control center immediately.

    Clean the dropper well after each use, and recap the bottle with the original cap.

  • Should I talk to my doctor before taking Infants' Mylicon Drops?

    Talk to your doctor if you have any health concerns that could lead to unwanted side effects related to this product.
  • What are the possible side effects of Infants' Mylicon Drops?

    Side effects cannot always be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.
  • What should I avoid while taking Infants' Mylicon Drops?

    Do not use more than the recommended dosage.
  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Infants' Mylicon Drops?

    If Infants' Mylicon Drops are taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Always check with your doctor before combining Infants' Mylicon Drops with any other medication.
  • What is the usual dosage of Infants' Mylicon Drops?

    Shake the product well before using. Repeat the dosage as needed after meals and at bedtime, or as directed by a physician, but do not exceed 12 doses per day.

    To give the product, fill the enclosed dropper to the recommended dosage level, then slowly dispense the liquid into the baby's mouth toward the inner cheek. You can also mix the product with 1 ounce of cool water, infant formula, or other appropriate liquid.

    Thoroughly clean the dropper after each use, and recap the bottle with the original cap.

    Newborns: Use 0.3 milliliters (mL).

    Infants <2 years (<24 pounds): Use 0.3 milliliters (mL).

    Children >2 (>24 pounds): Use 0.6 milliliters (mL).

  • How should I store Infants' Mylicon Drops?

    Store at room temperature and do not freeze.