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Anti-gas Agents are medicines that are used relieve the uncomfortable symptoms of too much gas in the stomach and intestines. Anti-gas agents or drugs are available in the form of capsules, liquids, and tablets (regular and chewable). They are available as OTC medicines, without a physician's prescription.
There are a number of reasons which can build up excess gas in the stomach and intestines such as follows:
All these need to be treated separately with special drugs. The symptoms of gas are like abdominal pain, bloating, pressure, and flatulence. Anti-gas Agents help in relieving the symptoms by preventing the formation of gas pockets and breaking up gas that already is trapped in the stomach and intestines. The ingredient that helps relieve excess gas is simethicone.