antiflatulent


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antiflatulent

(ăn′tē-flăch′ə-lənt, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Preventing or treating excessive gas in the gastrointestinal tract.
n.
An antiflatulent drug.
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antiflatulent

(ant″i-flach′ŭ-lĕnt) [ anti- + flatulent]
1. Preventing or relieving flatulence.
2. An agent that prevents or relieves flatulence.
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The therapeutic applications segment is further categorized into antibiotic and antibacterial drugs, vitamins and dietary supplements, antacid and antiflatulent preparations, antianemic preparations, anti-inflammatory and anti-rheumatic drugs, cardiac therapy drugs, cough and cold preparations, and other therapeutic applications.
The company markets the antiflatulent Festasim, the antacid Maalox and the digestive enzyme Festal.
* AkPharma's Beano tablets, which makes taking the antiflatulent easier.
Mylanta Dos for its part combines antacid and antiflatulent. Dual action products are expected to continue to gain ground in the following years, in order to add dynamism to the category.
* Be Sure, the industry's first antiflatulent in solid capsule form.