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Simethicone MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Simethicone
Tree Number(s)
D02.756.650.700.150.750
D05.750.900.850.150.750
D25.720.900.850.150.750
J01.637.051.720.900.850.150.750
Unique ID
D012841
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012841
Scope Note
A poly(dimethylsiloxane) which is a polymer of 200-350 units of dimethylsiloxane, along with added silica gel. It is used as an antiflatulent, surfactant, and ointment base.
Entry Term(s)
Phazyme 125
Pharm Action
Antifoaming Agents
Emollients
Registry Number
8050-81-5
Previous Indexing
Silicones (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
1991; see SILICONES 1975-1990
History Note
1991(1975)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2019/06/27
Simethicone Preferred
Phazyme 125 Narrower
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