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Herbs and Supplements
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B9. Coffin B, Bortolloti C, et al. Efficacy of a simethicone, activated charcoal and magnesium oxide combination (Carbosymag®) in functional dyspepsia: results of a general practice-based randomized trial. Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol. 2011 Jun;35(6-7):494-499.
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