Flatulence or Gas – Prescription

Prescription Card – Flatulence / Gas

  1. Avoid oily foods. Avoid aerated drinks. Avoid smoking and Pan chewing. Avoid overeating. Avoid onions, peas, beans, Dals.
  2. Cap Bestozyme / Unienzyme 1 bd x 15 (contain digestive enzymes amylase and papain, pepsin, simethicone, fungal diastase) (Syp. Aristozyme and Bestozyme are also available)
  3. Tab Domperidone 1 tds x before meals (Trade : Domstal)
  4. Tab Mosapride 5 mg tds ( Trade : Kinetix) OR Tab Itopride (Trade : Ganaton) 50 mg tds (Prokinetic)
  5. Tab Albendazole 400 mg 1 stat (Deworming)
  6. A teaspoonful of soda or ENO salt in water after meals. (For symptomatic relief)
  7. If mucus stools, T. Metronidazole 400 mg tds x 5 (Anti amoebic = Metronidazole/ Tinidazole/ Ornidazole)
  8. If constipation, Liq. Paraffin 15-30 ml HS (Laxatives)
  9. Regular Exercises, to improve the tone of abdominal muscles.
  10. Regular moderate meals. Avoid over eating.
Other drugs to try

  1. Gelusil MPS 1 tsp tds (Antacid With MPS)
  2. Lactobacillus Sachet 1 x bd x 5 days
  3. Syp. Sorbiline 1 tsp tds (Consists of Sorbitol and Tricholine citrate as active ingredients, Tricholine is component of HDL)
  4. Syp. Carmicide tsp tds (Citric Acid)
  5. Kayam churna 1 tsp at bedtime
Investigate For

  1. Stools (for amoebiasis, Giardiasis, Tapeworms etc.)
  2. Hb% (for anemia), Blood Sugar
  3. Ultrasonography – Gallbladder.
  4. Sigmoidoscopy & Gastroscopy if indicated.
  • Abdominal exercises are very useful for chronic flatulence and chronic constipation.
  • Eating a little less, than demanded by appetite is very important.

Apurva Popat

Apurva Popat

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