Treatment of intractable hiccups with intramuscular haloperidol

T. J. Ives, M. F. Fleming, C. W. Weart, D. Bloch

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Two patients with intractable hiccups were treated with intramuscular haloperidol; remission occurred within 1 hour. With its rapid action and low incidence of adverse effects, intramuscular haloperidol should be considered a therapeutic alternative in the treatment of intractable hiccups.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1368-1369
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1985

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  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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