oa South African Medical Journal - A trial of methyl polysiloxane in the treatment of abdominal distension

Volume 39, Issue 21
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The efficacy of methyl polysiloxane in the relief of distension was tested in 157 patients with functional and organic disease of the gastro-intestinal tract. Of these, 57 were subjected to a double-blind trial with MP and a placebo.

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