On a less scientific note, parents’ experiences with simethicone and related products suggest that mylicon drops have a clear effect on newborns with gas, but with no evident side effects unless your baby is taking thyroid medication. Does mylicon help eliminate gassiness? The answer is yes and no.
What is the active ingredient in Mylicon gas drops? The active ingredient in our gas drops is simethicone. It quickly and gently breaks down gas bubbles to help your baby expel them naturally, and won’t stay in your baby’s system—it’s not even absorbed. All the inactive ingredients in both our dye-free and original formulas are cleared by the FDA for safe use.
Why are Mylicon drops good for babies with gas? Gas bubbles can cause bloating and discomfort, making the baby cry. Many infants with gas will also pull their legs up, lying in a curled position to help relieve their discomfort. Mylicon drops can provide relief for your baby by gently breaking up the gas bubbles.
Is it true that Mylicon makes you Sleepy? Yes the mylicon does make them sleepy, but it’s just because they feel better. My ped said that they absorb nothing from the drops it just goes through there system quickly and breaks up the gas. That is why you can give it so many times. William gets it in every bottle.
What do you need to know about Mylicon suspension? Mylicon Suspension. This product is used to relieve symptoms of extra gas caused by air swallowing or certain foods/infant formulas. Simethicone helps break up gas bubbles in the gut.
Does anyone use Mylicon infant drops?
Does anyone use Mylicon infant drops? Mylicon is used to relieve painful pressure caused by excess gas in the stomach and intestines. This medicine is for use in babies, children, and adults. Mylicon may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Can Mylicon drops cause constipation? With mylicon drops, like with most other medication, there will be no side effects for the majority of patients. But mylicon drops can cause constipation in some of the patients, so that is something you will need to be aware of. That is unlikely to happen, though.
Can I use gas drops? It is safe to use every day. If gas drops make your baby feel better, you can continue using them. When you choose gas drops, however, check the ingredient information, and avoid drops that contain sodium benzoate or benzoic acid. These substances can be harmful to babies in large quantities.