Complications and treatment of cyclic vomiting

Cyclical vomiting causes a lot of trouble for the patient as well as those around. How to cure period vomiting and what medicine to take to prevent this syndrome is of great interest to many people.

1. What is cyclic vomiting?

Cyclic vomiting syndrome is a disease characterized by frequent episodes of vomiting, and between cycles, the patient is completely healthy, without any symptoms. If in the past, this disease was only common in children from 3-7 years old, now there are many clinical cases recorded in both adults and children under 3 years of age.
There are many causes of cyclic vomiting syndrome, in children it is emotional stress or irritation. For adults, it is mostly due to anxiety, panic... However, studies have shown that cyclic vomiting syndrome is closely related to migraine headaches, due to many similarities such as: Children with cyclic vomiting who have a family history of migraine headaches, or grow older, develop the condition strongly.

2. Is cyclic vomiting dangerous?

Is periodic vomiting dangerous is a common thought of many people when everyone is at risk. Scientific studies have shown that the following complications can be encountered in people with cyclic vomiting:
Dehydration: This is the first complication that can be encountered in patients with cyclic vomiting. Severe vomiting can cause the body to lose most of its water. If not replenished in time, the patient will fall into an extremely dangerous state of severe dehydration. This case requires urgent medical attention. Electrolyte imbalance: Caused by excessive vomiting, the body loses water and some electrolytes, causing an electrolyte imbalance in the body, disrupting the body's normal life activities. Esophagitis: When vomiting, acid from the stomach will back up and will cause esophagitis. Vomiting blood: Caused by irritation of the esophagus followed by bleeding, so when vomiting, the patient may vomit blood. Mallory-Weiss syndrome: When the patient vomits for too long or spits up while vomiting, the esophagus is torn or the stomach is scratched. Tooth decay: When vomiting, acid in vomit can damage tooth enamel, making patients more susceptible to tooth decay.
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3. How to cure period vomiting effectively

Cyclical vomiting causes many dangerous complications and greatly affects the normal life of each patient. Current treatment for cyclic vomiting is mainly to treat symptoms as well as complications and to use prophylactic drugs for this disease.
After each episode of vomiting , the patient should rest, sleep more and lie in a dark and quiet room. If the patient is very dehydrated, fluids should be given to replace the lost fluid. In the treatment of cyclic vomiting, adequate hydration and electrolytes are important, as they play an essential role in normal functioning.
If the patient has abdominal pain and pain, the doctor will prescribe ondansetron (Zofran) or lorazepam (Ativan) to prevent vomiting, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) to relieve pain. Certain medications, such as ranitidine (Zantac) or omeprazole (Prilosec), are prescribed to stabilize the stomach and make vomiting less severe.
However, the above treatments only temporarily stabilize the patient's condition, in order to completely treat cyclic vomiting, the patient will be prescribed some drugs to prevent the disease. this. So what is the cycle of taking drugs to prevent vomiting? Propranolol (Inderal), cyproheptadine (Periactin), and amitriptyline (Elavil) are medications commonly indicated for the prophylaxis of cyclic vomiting syndrome. However, these drugs must be used for a long time from 1-2 months to see their effectiveness.
Best to not affect health, when the body shows signs of periodic vomiting, the patient should see a doctor to discuss and have the right treatment.
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