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Intractable hiccup: baclofen and nifedipine are worth trying

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The standard drugs to treat persistent hiccups are chlorpromazine haloperidol (BNF 4.2.1) and other dopamine antagonists.1 These are not always effective, especially when given b mouth, and it is therefore worth noting several reports that baclofen and nifedipine can each be successful.

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