[CASE REPORTS] Mirtazapine for Severe Gastroparesis Unresponsive to Conventional Prokinetic Treatment discuss this article
Gastroparesis is a condition of abnormal gastric motility characterized by delayed gastric emptying without evidence of mechanical outlet obstruction. The authors describe complete remission of recurrent postprandial discomfort, nausea, and vomiting within 1 week of starting mirtazapine in a gastroparetic patient who had failed to respond, in 7 months, to conventional prokinetics (erythromycin, metoclopramide, domperidone, perphenazine, itopride, bethanechol, and/or tegaserod) and pyloric injection of botulinum toxin. This is the first report to show that mirtazapine may be an effective alternative when gastroparesis is re...
Source: Psychosomatics - September 7, 2006 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Kim, S.-w., Shin, I.-s., Kim, J.-m., Kang, H.-c., Mun, J.-u., Yang, S.-j., Yoon, J.-s. Source Type: journals
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