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NCI Drug Dictionary

NCI Drug Dictionary

  

simethicone 
A mixture of polydimethylsiloxanes with antifoaming and anti-bloating effects. Simethicone reduces the surface tension of gas bubbles causing them to coalesce into larger bubbles that can be passed more easily by belching or flatulence. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)