About this Journal Submit a Manuscript Table of Contents
Case Reports in Dentistry
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 426178, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/426178
Case Report

Transient Hiccups Associated with Oral Dexamethasone

Department of Periodontics, Georgia Regents University College of Dental Medicine, 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912-1241, USA

Received 14 May 2013; Accepted 5 September 2013

Academic Editors: K. Seymour and J. A. Shibli

Copyright © 2013 Mark E. Peacock. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. Y.-M. Hung, M. A. Miller, and M. M. Patel, “Persistent hiccups associated with intravenous corticosteroid therapy,” Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 306–309, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. I. Arnulf, D. Boisteanu, W. A. Whitelaw, J. Cabane, L. Garma, and J.-P. Derenne, “Chronic hiccups and sleep,” Sleep, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 227–231, 1996. View at Scopus
  3. D. Garvey, “Post-operative hiccups,” Proceedings of UCLA HealthCare, vol. 4, pp. 19–21, 2000.
  4. P. W. Kolodzik and M. A. Eilers, “Hiccups (singultus): review and approach to management,” Annals of Emergency Medicine, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 565–573, 1991. View at Scopus
  5. H. S. Smith and A. Busracamwongs, “Management of hiccups in the palliative care population,” American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 149–154, 2003. View at Scopus
  6. J. Ross, M. Eledrisi, and P. Casner, “Persistent hiccups induced by dexamethasone,” Western Journal of Medicine, vol. 170, no. 1, pp. 51–52, 1999. View at Scopus
  7. J. V. Souadjian and J. C. Cain, “Intractable hiccup. Etiologic factors in 220 cases,” Postgraduate Medicine, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 72–77, 1968. View at Scopus
  8. J. H. Lewis, “Hiccups: causes and cures,” Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 539–552, 1985. View at Scopus
  9. S. Launois, J. L. Bizec, W. A. Whitelaw, J. Cabane, and J. Derenne, “Hiccup in adults: an overview,” European Respiratory Journal, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 563–575, 1993. View at Scopus
  10. J. J. M. Askenasy, “About the mechanism of hiccup,” European Neurology, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 159–163, 1992. View at Scopus
  11. E. C. Lauterbach, “Hiccup and apparent myoclonus after hydrocodone: review of the opiate-related hiccup and myoclonus literature,” Clinical Neuropharmacology, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 87–92, 1999. View at Scopus
  12. C. M. Fisher, “Protracted hiccup—a male malady,” Transactions of the American Neurological Association, vol. 92, pp. 231–233, 1967. View at Scopus
  13. Y. Takiguchi, R. Watanabe, K. Nagao, and T. Kuriyama, “Hiccups as an adverse reaction to cancer chemotherapy,” Journal of the National Cancer Institute, vol. 94, no. 10, pp. 772–774, 2002. View at Scopus
  14. D. F. Thompson and J. P. Landry, “Drug-induced hiccups,” Annals of Pharmacotherapy, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 367–369, 1997. View at Scopus
  15. C.-C. Liaw, C.-H. Wang, H.-K. Chang et al., “Cisplatin-related hiccups: male predominance, induction by dexamethasone, and protection against nausea and vomiting,” Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 359–366, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. R. D. Dickerman and S. Jaikumar, “The hiccup reflex arc and persistent hiccups with high-dose anabolic steroids: is the brainstem the steroid-responsive locus?” Clinical Neuropharmacology, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 62–64, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. R. D. Dickerman, C. Overby, M. Eisenberg, P. Hollis, and M. Levine, “The steroid-responsive hiccup reflex arc: competitive binding to the corticosteroid-receptor?” Neuroendocrinology Letters, vol. 24, no. 3-4, pp. 167–169, 2003. View at Scopus
  18. R. J. Cersosimo and M. T. Brophy, “Hiccups with high dose dexamethasone administration: a case report,” Cancer, vol. 82, pp. 412–414, 1998.
  19. F. Jover, J. M. Cuadrado, and J. Merino, “Possible azithromycin-associated hiccups,” Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 413–416, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. J. Micallef, S. Tardieu, V. Pradel, and O. Blin, “Benzodiazepine and hiccup: three case reports,” Therapie, vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 57–60, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. P. Marhofer, C. Glaser, C. G. Krenn, C. M. Grabner, and M. Semsroth, “Incidence and therapy of midazolam induced hiccups in paediatric anaesthesia,” Paediatric Anaesthesia, vol. 9, no. 4, pp. 295–298, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. H. Miyaoka and K. Kamijima, “Perphenazine-induced hiccups,” Pharmacopsychiatry, vol. 32, no. 2, p. 81, 1999. View at Scopus
  23. P. A. LeWitt, N. W. Barton, and J. B. Posner, “Hiccup with dexamethasone therapy,” Annals of Neurology, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 405–406, 1982. View at Scopus
  24. J. J. Vazquez, “Persistent hiccup as a side-effect of dexamethasone treatment,” Human and Experimental Toxicology, vol. 12, no. 1, p. 52, 1993. View at Scopus
  25. B. A. Baethge and M. D. Lidsky, “Intractable hiccups associated with high-dose intravenous methylprednisolone therapy,” Annals of Internal Medicine, vol. 104, no. 1, pp. 58–59, 1986. View at Scopus
  26. S. MacKay and S. Eisendrath, “Adverse reaction to dental corticosteroids,” General Dentistry, vol. 40, no. 2, pp. 136–138, 1992. View at Scopus
  27. S. Mehta, D. L. Nelson, J. R. Klinger, G. B. Buczko, and M. M. Levy, “Prediction of post-extubation work of breathing,” Critical Care Medicine, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 1341–1346, 2000. View at Scopus
  28. D. C. Lipps, B. Jabbari, M. H. Mitchell, and J. D. Daigh Jr., “Nifedipine for intractable hiccups,” Neurology, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 531–532, 1990. View at Scopus
  29. N. L. Friedman, “Hiccups: a treatment review,” Pharmacotherapy, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 986–995, 1996. View at Scopus
  30. N. Szigeti and G. Fábián, “Prolonged hiccups—successful medical therapy,” Orvosi Hetilap, vol. 146, no. 41, pp. 2117–2119, 2005. View at Scopus
  31. R. Moretti, P. Torre, R. M. Antonello, M. Ukmar, G. Cazzato, and A. Bava, “Gabapentin as a drug therapy of intractable hiccup because of vascular lesion: a three-year follow up,” Neurologist, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 102–106, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  32. G. Petroianu, G. Hein, A. Stegmeier-Petroianu, W. Bergler, and R. R. Gabapentin, ““Add-on therapy” for idiopathic chronic hiccup (ICH),” Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, vol. 30, pp. 321–324, 2000.
  33. Y.-C. Lin, “Acupuncture for persistent hiccups in a heart and lung transplant recipient,” Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 126–127, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  34. P. Walker, S. Watanabe, and E. Bruera, “Baclofen, a treatment for chronic hiccup,” Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 125–132, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  35. P. Gilbar and I. McPherson, “Severe hiccups during chemotherapy: corticosteroids the likely culprit,” Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 233–236, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus