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Rennie Deflatine

Rennie Deflatine

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Rennie Deflatine tablets

Rennie Deflatine rapidly targets bubbles of gas that cause embarrassing and uncomfortable symptoms of trapped wind and bloating in children and adults over the age of 12 years, including pregnant and breastfeeding mothers. Purchase your treatment online today from The Independent Pharmacy and get quick, discreet home delivery.

  • Suitable for pregnancy?yes
  • Suitable for breastfeeding?yes
  • Suitable for age:12+
  • Maximum per order:2

Rennie Deflatine Summary

Type of medicineAntacid and surfactant
Works byReduces trapped wind, bloating, heartburn and indigestion
Active ingredientCalcium carbonate, Simeticone and Magnesium carbonate (heavy)
Effective within30 - 60 minutes
Pack size36 tablets
StrengthCalcium carbonate 680mg, Simeticone 25mg and Magnesium carbonate (heavy) 80mg
Common side effectsNausea, vomiting, constipation or diarrhoea.
ManufacturerBayer plc
Use with alcoholNo issue

Rennie Deflatine Information

  • What is Rennie Deflatine?

    Rennie Deflatine is a non-prescription simethicone-based treatment with antacid properties for the gentle but effective relief of trapped wind, bloating, heartburn and indigestion that may be occasional or caused by an underlying health condition such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). It works quickly to diffuse bubbles of gas that cause discomfort and neutralise stomach acid.

    Rennie Deflatine is manufactured by Bayer and is available to purchase in boxes of 36 tablets. They can be taken as and when they are required by children and adults over the age of 12 years to a maximum of 11 tablets in 24 hours.

    How does Rennie Deflatine work?

    The active ingredient in Rennie Deflatine tablets is simeticone, an antiflatulent agent effective at reducing trapped wind and bloating by combining multiple small trapped bubbles of gas into one large bubble that can be passed more easily. It also has antacid properties that help to neutralise excess stomach acid, which eases pain and discomfort caused by heartburn and indigestion.

    How quickly does Rennie Deflatine work?

    For most people Rennie Deflatine will noticeably ease symptoms of trapped wind and bloating within 30 minutes of sucking or chewing 1 - 2 tablets. You should not take more than 11 tablets in 24 hours.

    If you are relying on Rennie Deflatine regularly or you do not find that taking the recommended dose of this product is enough to reduce your pain or discomfort you should speak to a doctor or pharmacist for further advice.

    Alternatives to Rennie Deflatine

    Trapped wind, bloating, heartburn and indigestion can be painful and uncomfortable, not to mention they can cause some people to feel embarrassed or self-conscious. It is therefore important that you find a treatment that suits you.

    At The Independent Pharmacy we stock a range of non-prescription options that can be found over on our IBS Advice or Heartburn and Acid Reflux Advice page. These treatments include:

  • How to use Rennie Deflatine

    • One or two tablets sucked or chewed as required
    • Do not take more than 11 tablets a day
    • This medicine is only for adults and children over 12 years
    • The duration of treatment is limited to 14 days
  • Rennie Deflatine ingredients

    Active Ingredients: Calcium carbonate 680 mg, Magnesium Carbonate 80 mg, Simeticone 25 mg

    Other Ingredients: Sorbitol (E420) , Talc, Pregelatinised maize starch, Potato starch, Magnesium stearate, Mint flavour, Lemon flavour

  • Rennie Deflatine side effects

    Medicines and their possible side effects can affect individual people in different ways. The following are some of the side effects that are known to be associated with Rennie deflatine. Just because a side effect is stated here doesn't mean that all people using this medicine will experience that or any side effect.

    • Gut disturbances such as nausea, vomiting, constipation or diarrhoea.
    • If used regularly for long periods of time there may be an increase in the level of calcium or magnesium in the blood (hypercalcaemia or magnesaemia).

    For more information about any other possible risks associated with this medicine, please read the information provided with the medicine or consult your doctor or pharmacist.

  • Rennie Deflatine warnings

    • Prolonged use should be avoided. Do not exceed the stated dose and if symptoms persist after 7 days, further medical advice should be sought
    • Long-term use at high doses can result in undesirable effects, especially in patients with reduced Kidney function
    • If you suffer from reduced kidney function, please speak to your doctor before taking these, as you are likely to need additional monitoring
    • The product should not be taken with large amounts of milk or dairy products
    • Prolonged use possibly enhances the risk of the development of kidney stones
    • Patients with rare hereditary problems of fructose intolerance should not take this medicine
    • Magnesium salts may cause central nervous system depression in the presence of renal insufficiency

    Rennie Deflatine in pregnancy & breastfeeding

    Rennie is suitable for use when suffering from heartburn during pregnancy or when breastfeeding if taken as instructed. However, if you are pregnant always talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

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