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Dyspepsia Treatment Overview

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Care Plan


First steps to consider

  • Mild, occasional dyspepsia (indigestion) can usually be treated at home.
  • Try OTC medications like antacids and anti-bloating and anti-gas medications.
  • Quit smoking and avoid coffee, carbonated beverages, and alcohol.

When you may need a provider

  • Moderate to severe indigestion
  • Need to take antacids daily
  • Symptoms occur frequently or are affecting your quality of life.

Emergency Care

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Go to the ER or call 911 if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Severe nausea and vomiting
  • Bloody or black stools
  • Constant upper abdominal pain

See your doctor right away if you’re over 55 and

  • Have a family history of cancer
  • Stomach pain comes on suddenly and abruptly
  • Can’t swallow or it’s painful to swallow
  • Vomiting frequently
  • Have unexplained weight loss

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