Definition of Indigestion:
Dyspepsia means "bad digestion" and is commonly known as indigestion. Dyspepsia affects as much as 1/4 of the adult population in the U.S. and is responsible for a significant number of doctor visits. Dyspepsia has many possible causes- some easily diagnosed and others difficult to define. Dyspepsia is persistent or recurring abdominal pain that's centered in the upper abdomen and that lasts more than four weeks. People with dyspepsia also may experience bloating, nausea, burping and a feeling of fullness that occurs soon after eating. Symptoms usually develop after meals.
Drugs associated with Indigestion
The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Indigestion. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.
Alternative treatments for Indigestion
The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Indigestion. Their efficacy may not have been scientifically tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Indigestion.
Topics under Indigestion
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- Hypersecretory Conditions (0 drugs)
- NSAID-Induced Ulcer Prophylaxis (7 drugs)
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Synonym(s): Dyspepsia; Uncomfortable fullness after meals