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Hiccups Treatments

Hiccups: Treatments

Some of the possible treatments for Hiccups from various sources may include:

Treatments for Hiccups

The following treatments are listed for Hiccups in our knowledge base:

  • Commonly mentioned simple remedies that may or may not work:
    • Holding deep breaths
    • Rebreathing - breathing into a paper bag
    • Drinking a glass of water
    • Startling the person
  • Treatments for serious cases of chronic hiccoughs may include:

Alternative Treatments for Hiccups

Alternative treatments, home remedies, other other complementary therapies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Hiccups in various sources may include:

  • Acupressure
  • Hold your breath
  • Stick out your tongue
  • Rebreathe your exhaled air
  • Block your ears as you swallow a drink
  • Drink through a paper towel
  • Suck on a lemon
  • Suck on a dill pickle
  • Cider vinegar
  • Relaxation
  • Mind-body exercise
  • Peanut butter
  • Avoid carbonated drinks
  • Cotton swab to stimulate the uvula
  • Drink glass of water upside down (while bent over)
  • Blow air out of lungs slowly
  • Yank vigorously on the tongue
  • Lift the uvula with a clean utensil
  • Chew and swallow dry bread
  • Suck on a lemon drenched in Angostura bitters
  • Pull knees to chest
  • Gargle with water
  • Suck on crushed ice
  • Ice the diaphragm below rib cage
  • Deep breathing exercise
  • Castor oil and honey
  • Spoonful of sugar or honey

Drugs and Medications used to treat Hiccups:

Some of the drugs and medications used in the treatment of Hiccups may include:

Unlabeled Drugs and Medications to treat Hiccups:

Unlabelled alternative drug treatments for Hiccups may include:

  • Carbamazepine - mainly used for hiccups associated with flutter of the diaphragm
  • Apo-Carbamazepine - mainly used for hiccups associated with flutter of the diaphragm
  • Carbitrol Extended Release - mainly used for hiccups associated with flutter of the diaphragm
  • Domcarbamazepine-CR - mainly used for hiccups associated with flutter of the diaphragm
  • Epitol - mainly used for hiccups associated with flutter of the diaphragm
  • Gen-Carbamazepine CR - mainly used for hiccups associated with flutter of the diaphragm
  • Mazepine - mainly used for hiccups associated with flutter of the diaphragm
  • Novo-Carbamaz - mainly used for hiccups associated with flutter of the diaphragm
  • PMS Carbamazepine - mainly used for hiccups associated with flutter of the diaphragm
  • Taro-carbamazepine CR - mainly used for hiccups associated with flutter of the diaphragm
  • Tegretol - mainly used for hiccups associated with flutter of the diaphragm
  • Tegretol Chewable Tablet - mainly used for hiccups associated with flutter of the diaphragm
  • Tegretol-CR - mainly used for hiccups associated with flutter of the diaphragm
  • Tegretol-XR - mainly used for hiccups associated with flutter of the diaphragm
  • Diazepam
  • Apo-Diazepam
  • Diastat
  • Diazemuls
  • Diazepam Intensol Oral Solution
  • Dizac
  • E-Pam
  • Meval
  • Novo-Dipam
  • Q-Pam
  • Rival
  • Valcaps
  • Valium
  • Valrelease
  • Vazepam
  • Vivol
  • Zetran
  • Haloperidol - mainly used to treat refractory cases
  • Alti-Haloperidol - mainly used to treat refractory cases
  • Apo-Haloperidol - mainly used to treat refractory cases
  • Haldol- mainly used to treat refractory cases
  • Haldol LA- mainly used to treat refractory cases
  • Halperon - mainly used to treat refractory cases
  • Novo-Peridol - mainly used to treat refractory cases
  • Peridol - mainly used to treat refractory cases
  • PMS Haloperidol - mainly used to treat refractory cases
  • Nifedipine
  • Adalat
  • Adalat CC
  • Adalat FT
  • Adalat P.A
  • Apo-Nifed
  • Gen-Nifedipine
  • Novo-Nifedin
  • Nu-Nifed
  • Procardia
  • Procardia XL
  • Scheinpharm Nifedipine XL
  • Omeprazole
  • Losec
  • Prilosec
  • Risek
  • Valproic Acid
  • Alti-Valproic
  • Apo-Divalproic
  • Apo-Valproic
  • Atemperator
  • Depa
  • Depakene
  • Depakote
  • Depakote ER
  • Deproic
  • Epival
  • Myproic
  • Novo-Divalproex
  • Novo-Valproic
  • Nu-Valproic
  • Rhoproic
  • Valproic
  • Baclofen
  • Lioresal
  • Apo-Baclofen
  • Gen-Baclofen
  • Liotec
  • Nu-Baclo
  • PMS-Baclofen

Treatments for Causes of Hiccups

Review the treatment information pages for various causes of Hiccups:

More causes: not all possible causes for Hiccups are listed above; for a full list refer to causes of Hiccups.

Treatment Notes

Only your doctor can advise whether any of these treatments are appropriate for your specific medical situation. Always discuss all treatment options with your doctor before making a decision, including whether to start or discontinue any treatment plan.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hiccups:

The following list of conditions have 'Hiccups' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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