If you have trapped wind you’ll want to get rid of that uncomfortable, embarrassing feeling as soon as possible. Wind-eze® is specifically formulated to relieve these symptoms by gently dispersing the tiny bubbles of trapped wind, providing fast relief against trapped wind, reducing bloating and discomfort, and reducing risk of embarrassment.

Fast relief from bloating

Our Wind-eze® gel caps contain the active ingredient simeticone. It’s an anti-flatulence medicine that works in your gut to gently disperse all the tiny bubbles of gas.

How to take Wind-eze®

Adults and children 12 years and over: Swallow one capsule with a drink of water three or four times daily after meals and at bedtime as needed. Not recommended for children under 12 years. Always read the package leaflet.

What is trapped wind?

Trapped wind can be uncomfortable and embarrassing. Almost everyone gets it at least once, but not many people admit it. It can make you look and feel bloated. You might feel the need to belch or break wind, and your stomach may gurgle loudly.

You get trapped wind when your digestive system has problems getting rid of its natural gases, making tiny air bubbles collect in your stomach and lower intestine. This build up of pressure causes you discomfort and sometimes pain.

What you eat, how you eat and when you eat can all lead to trapped wind. Some types of food such as beans and cauliflower can add to the gases in your stomach. Eating too quickly and eating at bedtime can also make air bubbles build up.

Read our self-help tips for more advice on how to prevent trapped wind.

Trapped wind advice

Trapped wind can be painful and embarrassing, but changing your eating habits can help. Take control with these tips: 

Eat the right food. Some foods create more gas than others. Try keeping a diary to find the foods that trigger your wind, and then take steps to avoid them. Beans, onions, broccoli, cabbage, sprouts and cauliflower are well known to make you gassy. You may find fruit juice, fizzy drinks and dairy products add to the problem. The way your food is cooked can also make a big difference. 

Eat the right way. If you eat too quickly you can swallow large chunks of food that haven’t had time to get fully coated with saliva. You may also gulp down lots of air. All this hampers your digestion. It’s much better to take your time when you eat. Chew well and swallow with your mouth closed.

Eat at the right time. Let your digestive system work smoothly and efficiently. Try and get into the habit of eating regular meals, and eat your last meal at least 3 hours before bed.

Medical Information

Our Medical Information Service can help with enquiries about this product, for example its appearance, whether you have questions about what it contains, the ingredients in it, or how it works.

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Customer Services

This product is available from retailers including: Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Superdrug, Savers, Lloyds, Day Lewis, Leading Independent Pharmacies, Well Pharmacy, Rowlands Pharmacy.

For information about where you can buy this product, please contact our Customer Services department 

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Date of preparation: September 2021
Reference: COB-GB-NP-00056