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Indigestion and presence of food in the esophagus - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   do you know how to get a food particul from the esophagus without a muscle relaxing shot we have tried water and liquids what else can i do to get it to go down
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There are a few drugs that are known as prokinetics.
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These medications can help in getting the food down into the stomach and prevent it from regurgitating back into the oesophagus.
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It is basically given for the purpose of vomiting and reflux esophagus, you can try those.
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These medications are however not an OTC drug.
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You need prescription from the doctor to avail them.
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Alternatively you may try using antacids which can help indigestion.
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which can partly help in doing the same.
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