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How can chronic hiccups be treated?

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Dr. Ramesh Kumar

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Posted on Wed, 12 Sep 2018 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: My 25 year old son has chronic hiccups for 2 days now. How can he treat them ?
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Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar 21 minutes later
Brief Answer:

Baclofen thrice daily can be used.

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

For chronic hiccups treatment of choice is Chlorpromazine.

However, Baclofen taken three times a day has excellent results. You would need a prescription for these.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Ramesh Kumar, Gastroenterologist
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