Most of the times, after investigations no organic cause is found in these cases and dyspepsia is labeled as functional dyspepsia.
Functional dyspepsia is defined as post prandial fullness, early satiety, epigastric pain or burning in the absence of gastrointestinal, systemic or metabolic causes likely to cause these symptoms
Young patients with dyspepsia and without alarming symptoms such as dysphagia, weight loss, anemia, bleeding can be given a trial of medication , and should be investigated in case of persistent symptoms
Middle aged or elderly patients with fresh onset symptoms, or patients with alarming symptoms should be investigated
Prokinetic drugs, proton pump inhibitors, simethicone, antidepressant, and SSRI are used for the treatment of dyspepsia
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