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Suggest remedy for persistent hiccups

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Posted on Fri, 20 May 2016
Question: I am having hiccups since 4 days now and it doesn't stop. Feeling very uncomfortable and irritated. Pls help
Hi doctor, please help. I am having hiccups since last 4 days continuously and it doesn't stop. Feeling extremely irritated and helpless. Tried Motilone, Gaviscon. Also tried multiple home remedies but nothing works. Can't sleep due to this. Please help....
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Answered by Dr. Amit Jain (8 hours later)
Brief Answer:
take baclofen and chlorpromazine

Detailed Answer:
Hello thanks for putting your query in hcm.

I can understand your concerns

For intractable hiccups I advise following to my patients which I found very useful in my patients:
1. Tablet baclofen to be taken thrice a day or extended release once in a day like 30mg od
2. Tab chlorpromazine is very useful in intractable hiccups when no other medicines work to be taken 25 mg thrice a days
3. Avoid spicy food
4. Get some blood tests like creatinine and blood urea

Discuss with your doctor regardin g these medicines and get the prescription

I hope I have answered your query and this will help you. Wish you a good health
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Brief Answer: take baclofen and chlorpromazine Detailed Answer: Hello thanks for putting your query in hcm. I can understand your concerns For intractable hiccups I advise following to my patients which I found very useful in my patients: 1. Tablet baclofen to be taken thrice a day or extended release once in a day like 30mg od 2. Tab chlorpromazine is very useful in intractable hiccups when no other medicines work to be taken 25 mg thrice a days 3. Avoid spicy food 4. Get some blood tests like creatinine and blood urea Discuss with your doctor regardin g these medicines and get the prescription I hope I have answered your query and this will help you. Wish you a good health