Antigas medications are used to relieve the symptoms of excessive gas, including discomfort or pain from bloating, fullness, or pressure. Some like simethicone (Gas-X) work by reducing the surface tension of gas bubbles in the digestive tract, which allows them to combine into larger bubbles that can be more easily passed. These do not prevent gas. Others like alpha-galactosidase (Beano) are intended to reduce gas production after eating.

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SIMETHICONE is used to decrease the discomfort caused by gas.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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