Colic is a natural occurring condition in infants less than 5 months of age. It is a recurrent and prolonged periods of infant crying, fussing or irritability and may be associated with gassiness.
Infant colic is often associated with these symptoms:
Kids (2 years old and above) may also experience bloating and gassiness. This can be caused by:
Simeticone (Restime®) works by lowering surface tension of gas bubbles in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract leading them to coalesce and be expelled.
There have been no reports of undesirable effects after ingestion of simeticone. A very severe allergic reaction is rare. However, if you notice any undesirable effects, consult your child’s doctor immediately.
No, Restime® is an over-the-counter medicine but it is still best to consult your doctor.