Pedicon Paediatric Drops: Each ml drop contains 67 mg Simethicone USP.
1. Flatulence, abdominal distention, fullness, gas and windy colic
Pedicon (Simethicone) is an excellent and effective antiflatulent. It is used for relief of the painful symptoms of excess gas in the digestive tract. Such gas is frequently caused by excessive swallowing of air or by eating foods that disagree. Pedicon (Simethicone) drop is especially used in infants, acts in the stomach and intestines. Thus Pedicon (Simethicone) enables freeing and eliminating the gas more easily by belching or passing flatus.
2. Large bowel preparation
Addition of Pedicon (Simethicone) to a polyethylene glycol bowel preparation produces symptomatic improvement prior to investigation in patients undergoing colonoscopy.
3. Treatment of poisoning
Pedicon (Simethicone) has an anecdotal use as an antifoaming agent in the management of accidental ingestion of foaming detergents.
Do not exceed 12 doses per day except under the advice and supervision of a physician.
Dosage & Administration
Take after meals and at bedtime. Can be given with infants feeds. Shake the bottle well before each use.
Children less than 2 years of age
20 mg (0.3 ml Pedicon drops) 4 times daily up to 240 mg (3.6 ml Pedicon drops)/day
Children 2-12 years of age
40 mg (0.6 ml Pedicon drops) 4 times daily
40-80 mg (0.6 ml-1.2 ml Pedicon drops) 4 times daily, up to 500 mg (7.5 ml Pedicon drops) /day
Simethicone is physiologically inert and no adverse effect has been noted after oral ingestion.
Do not exceed 12 doses per day except under the advice and supervision of a physician. Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
Pregnant women: No data are available to suggest any harmful effects.
Lactating mother: Excretion of Pedicon (Simethicone) in breast milk has not been established and would be most unlikely.
There is no evidence that Simethicone modifies the effect of other drugs.
Pedicon Paediatric Drops 10 ml: Bottle containing 10 ml drops with a plastic dropper.
Pedicon Paediatric Drops 15 ml: Bottle containing 15 ml drops with a plastic dropper.