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Hiccup (Hiccups) Summary

Description: A spasm of the diaphragm that causes a sudden inhalation followed by rapid closure of the glottis which produces a sound.

Also Known As: Hiccups; Hiccough; Hiccoughs

Networked: 442 relevant articles (52 outcomes, 16 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hiccup

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Baclofen : 11 outcomes 2 studies in 61 results : FDA 31 Generic
  2. gabapentin (Neurontin) : 6 outcomes 3 studies in 19 results : FDA 37 Generic
  3. Chlorpromazine (Thorazine) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 31 results : FDA 63
  4. Metoclopramide (Reglan) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 25 results : FDA 63 Generic
  5. Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics) : 2 outcomes in 10 results : IBA
  6. Dexamethasone (Maxidex) : 1 outcome 1 study in 14 results : FDA 77 Generic
  7. Midazolam (Versed) : 1 outcome 1 study in 12 results : FDA 31 Generic
  8. aprepitant (Emend) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : FDA 2
  9. Valproic Acid (Valproate, Semisodium) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : FDA 51 Generic
  10. Acetic Acid (Vinegar) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 23 Generic
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Diseases Related to Hiccup

  1. Vomiting
  2. Heartburn (Pyrosis)
  3. Nausea
  4. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  5. Stroke (Strokes)
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Key Therapies for Hiccup

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  1. Fundoplication : 3 outcomes in 5 results
  2. Vagus Nerve Stimulation : 2 outcomes in 5 results
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome 1 study in 21 results
  4. Anesthesia : 1 outcome in 24 results
  5. Acupuncture Points (Acupuncture Point) : 1 outcome in 4 results
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