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What are the medication for dyspepsia? Plz!

What are the medication for dyspepsia? Plz!

Find Cause First: It depends on what is causing the dyspepsia. The goal is to eliminate the cause thus treating the problem effectively. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

A painful burning sensation in the esophagus, just below or behind the breastbone. The pain often rises in your chest and may radiate to ...Read more


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Which is better drug to treat cronic gastritis and functional dyspepsia? Pantaprazole or famotidine?

Which is better drug to treat cronic gastritis and functional dyspepsia? Pantaprazole or famotidine?

Functional dyspepsia: By definition is not a problem of stomach acid and so will not be treated by either pantoprazole or famotidine. The treatments are amitriptyline, mirtazipine, citalopram, etc. ...Read more

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What is dyspepsia?

What is dyspepsia?

Abdominal pain: Dyspepsia is usually abdominal pain. Non-ulcer dyspepsia is where there is abdominal pain, but no ulcer is found. This is usually different than acid reflux, but may respond to antacids. ...Read more

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How to handle dyspepsia?

How to handle dyspepsia?

Food: Avoid spicy food
carbonated beverages
sauce
iol base dressing avoid veneger

bland food in essence. ...Read more

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Dyspepsia-- how to handle it?

Avoid: Avoid fried food, avoid fast foods, avoid fatty foods- they all increase stomach acid and contribute to dyspepsia. Avoid caffeine in coffee, tea, colas, and other beverages, caffeine is a stomach irritant. Also avoid alcohol, and certain medications such as alleve and ibuprofen, advil (called non steroidal anti inflammatory medications) they also irritate the stomach lining. ...Read more

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Why do I get dyspepsia easily?

Why do I get dyspepsia easily?

Dyspepsia: Some causes of indigestion are swallowed air, gerd, gastritis, peptic ulcer, stomach cancer, lactose intolerance, gall bladder disease, alcohol/caffeine/medications, or can be functional dyspepsia as in anxiety or depression. Consult your pcp for workup. ...Read more

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How to heal dyspepsia, can I eat chocolate?

Talk to your doctor: Ask your doctor about your particular needs. But, chocolate can cause relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter and that is not too good for dyspepsia. ...Read more

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Dear sir, how can you treat chronic Dyspepsia?

Dear sir, how can you treat chronic Dyspepsia?

Variety of ways: Finding the cause would be the most logical and definitive way to cure such a problem but medications that are available either reduce the amount of acid pumped into the stomach or reduce the level of acidity of the fluid that is already in the stomach. We also usually check for infections such as H. PyLori, look for lifestyle habits that can be modified such as excess alcohol intake and smoking. ...Read more

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What is helping to minimize symptoms of dyspepsia?

What is helping to minimize symptoms of dyspepsia?

Not a disease: It is a discomfort feeling in the upper abdomen.
Lifestyle changes may help ease indigestion. Eat small portion six time per day, no smoking, caffeine or alcohol. Stress management.
You can use otc Prilosec if need it. ...Read more

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Does functional dyspepsia go away? Or is it lifelong

Does functional dyspepsia go away? Or is it lifelong

Dietary issues: "functional" dyspepsia, is lifelong for most people, and a thorough analysis of your diet is the thing to do. You may have a gluten allergy, a lactose intolerance, or other dietary issue. You have to find out what it is, and avoid this substance in your diet. ...Read more

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What differentiates GERD from functioal dyspepsia?

What differentiates GERD from functioal dyspepsia?

EGD: The gold standard diagnostic tool is a egd (upper endoscopy). The egd will determine if you have gerds or just dyspepsia. Dyspepsia would show gasrtis. Gerd would show eosphagitis. ...Read more

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Is psyllium husks safe for functional dyspepsia?

Probably safe: There is a dearth of high quality medical studies on psyllium in functional dyspepsia. That being said, psyllium is generally well tolerated by most people. The real question is whether psyllium is an effective treatment. In this area, more study needs to be done. ...Read more

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Can an endoscopy also detect dyspepsia? Also what meds work with it and what foods should be avoided?

Detect causes: Dyspepsia is a symptom generally described as upper abdominal discomfort. An endoscopy can diagnose different causes of it i.e. Gastritis, ulcers, h. Pylori infection. Typical treatment is acid suppression with an h2-blocker or proton pump inhibitor. A bland diet would make the most sense with these type of symptoms ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for dyspepsia?

What's the best treatment for dyspepsia?

Dyspepsia Tx: Lifestyle changes, antacids, antiflatulants, herbal remedies such as peppermint & caraway & ginger, cisapride, omeprazole. ...Read more

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What is malignant dyspepsia? Treatments?

What is malignant dyspepsia? Treatments?

Dyspepsia: Dyspepsia describes episodic or persistent upper abdominal symptoms arising from the upper GI tract. Symptoms may or may not be related to eating and may include epigastric pain, bloating, fullness, belching, nausea or early satiety. The term dyspepsia is used to describe symptoms located in the upper abdomen and is synonymous with 'indigestion'. See a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Can Prilosec heal dyspepsia?

Can Prilosec heal dyspepsia?

Yes: It depends on what is causing dyspepsia. Some of that is acid related, in which Prilosec would help. ...Read more

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Can dyspepsia cause diarrhea?

Can dyspepsia cause diarrhea?

Well......: Several possibilites. I cannot say in your particular case. Irritable bowel can certainly cause both
http://www. Nerdpocalypse. Net/irritable%20bowel. Html
this explains it more fully.
And medications taken for it certainly cause diarrhea (magnesium containing antacids).
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https://itunes. Apple. Com/us/podcast/epiphany-of-the-week/id972173760 ...Read more

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Can Prilosec heal dyspepsia or indigestion?

Can Prilosec heal dyspepsia or indigestion?

Yes.: Prilosec is a medication known as a proton pump inhibitor. It functions by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. Acid is the irritant that can cause dyspepsia or indigestion, and removing or reducing this irritant can be helpful. However, it is best to see your doctor before starting this so that other possible causes to dyspepsia can be ruled out. ...Read more

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What would you do if your seven-month pup was diagnosed with hip dyspepsia?

What would you do if your seven-month pup was diagnosed with hip dyspepsia?

Cry: Hip dysplasia is a common, largely inherited problem in dogs, especially the herding and retriever dogs. Hip dysplasia is painful for the dog, requires a lot of treatment and can be crippling. If you got your pup from a breeder, you should notify them so they can improve their line. ...Read more

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My daughter and my grand daughter both have directorial dyspepsia how does it come about and how does no one else have it?

My daughter and my grand daughter both have directorial dyspepsia how does it come about and how does no one else have it?

"Directorial...": ...Is unclear. Perhaps autocorrect changed "functional"? Or perhaps a colleague will recognize this term. If it is a typo, please write back, as there are basically two types of dyspepsia. ...Read more

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Dyspepsia for 2 wks. Young n healthy, no other medical hx. Sometimes with breathlessness. Related to dyspepsia or something sinister?

Dyspepsia for 2 wks. Young n healthy, no other medical hx. Sometimes with breathlessness. Related to dyspepsia or something sinister?

May need assessment: Typical dyspepsia is not associated with breathlessness. See a doctor especially if common over the counter meds for dyspepsia do not help. ...Read more

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What does dyspepsia stomach pain feel like?

What does dyspepsia stomach pain feel like?

Depends.: The diagnosis of "dyspepsia" could include gallstones, gastritis, ulcer, duodenitis, pancreatitis and other painful conditions. So yes, it certainly can hurt or be experienced as a burning sensation or a squeeze-and-release feeling. If not investigated, you should get to your doctor for some testing. ...Read more

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Can caffeine extreme energy drinks cause dyspepsia?

Absolutely: Those drinks are notoriously acidic and can cause some severe dyspepsia. You may want to discuss it with your GI doc if it continues. In the mean time, try stopping and see if dyspepsia decreases. Hope that helps and best of luck! ...Read more

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What is the pathophysiology of functional dyspepsia related to anxiety?

What is the pathophysiology of functional dyspepsia related to anxiety?

Fear hormone: If you are under sufficient stress long enough you will secrete excessive acid.
Make sure your internist is aware of this. Referral to a psychiatrist may be wise. ...Read more

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I've been taking 10mg of nortriptyline for 16 days to help with dyspepsia. Now I'm ichy, droggy, overall mood is difft. Do I need to taper, or discon?

I've been taking 10mg of nortriptyline for 16 days to help with dyspepsia. Now I'm ichy, droggy, overall mood is difft. Do I need to taper, or discon?

Talk to your doctor: If Nortriptyline is the only medication you are on, it is certainly possible that you may be experiencing such reactions. Recommend discussing with the doctor who prescribed this for you as to how to proceed. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Upset Stomach (Definition)

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Indigestion (Definition)

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