Spalex drop

/Spalex drop
Spalex drop 2018-07-21T06:14:09+00:00

A Spalex drop is a combination of dill oil, fennel oil and simethicone. Dill oil is also known as Indian dill which is pale yellow in color and it known for its grass like smell. It is mainly used for providing relief of flatulence especially in babies.

Fennel is a flowering plant species from which the oil is extracted. It is mainly used to provide digestive health, antiseptic, diuretic, antispasmodic and antitoxic.

Simethicone is an anti-foaming agent which causes reduction in surface tension of the gas bubbles. It is used to reduce pain which is caused by gas in intestine and decreases flatulence.

  • Griping pain

  • Infant colic pain

  • Reduces gas in stomach

  • Constipation

  • Dyspepsia

  • Flatulence

  • Nausea

  • Reduces spasm

  • Increased intestinal motility

  • Infants (below 6 months):  5-10 drops 4 times daily, 15 minutes before feed

  • Infants (6-12 months):  10-12 drops 4 times daily, 15 minutes before feed

  • Children (over 1 year):  20-25 drops 4 times daily, 15 minutes before meal

Simethicone produces its action by expelling the entrapped gas and relieving in discomfort. It is a anti-gas agent which changes the surface tension of the gas bubbles and inhibiting the smaller bubbles to unite together to become a bigger bubble. Dill oil and fennel oil causes reduction in spasm and increases intestinal motility.  Dill oil produces anti-spasmodic, carminative, digestive, disinfectant, sedative, galactagogue and sedative.


The drug follows no systemic absorption


The drug produces its action by metabolism through CYP450


The drug is excreted through feces in unchanged form

  • Give each detail to the doctor for pretreatment with any drug

  • Shake the drops well before use

  • For easier use in children the drops can be mixed with 30 ml (2 tablespoons) of water or another liquid

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