Conn's Current Therapy 2011 by Edward T. Bope MD, Rick D. Kellerman MD, Robert E. Rakel MD

By Edward T. Bope MD, Rick D. Kellerman MD, Robert E. Rakel MD

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Causes of biochemical disease include drug-induced dyspepsia, carbohydrate malabsorption, and metabolic disturbances. Etiology indentified; treat appropriately Decrease air swallowing (stop smoking, carbonated beverages, and chewing gum; eat and drink more slowly, treat heartburn) Avoid causative agents (lactose, fructose, sorbitol, high fiber, starches, caffeine, mint, chocolate) Simethicone (Mylicon) has not proved to be helpful. Enzyme preparations such as lactase and pancreatic enzymes if deficiency is suspected Bacterial a-galactosidase (Beano)7 in legume-rich diets Antibiotics for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth Prokinetics such as metoclopramide (Reglan) for dysmotility syndromes Avoid narcotics and anticholinergics.

The dietary history may reveal a close association with specific foods such as certain vegetables and fruits, legumes, or foods containing lactose or fructose. The history may also elicit underlying anxiety or psychiatric illness. The physical examination should include a detailed abdominal inspection and a search for signs of endocrine or neurologic processes as well as nutritional deficiency. Laboratory testing should be aimed at excluding organic disease and may include a complete blood count (CBC), complete metabolic profile (CMP), amylase, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, thyroid-stimulating hormone, and stool studies.

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