Hiccups Associated with Steroid Injection: A Case Report

  • Payal Rastogi
  • Neya Kamra
  • Ommar Mohammad
  • Trishna Nagar
Keywords: Hiccups, Steroid, Adverse Event, Dexamethasone


Hiccups fall under rare adverse events that occur after an epidural steroid injection. A few studies in medical literature have reported on the physiological and pharmacological aspects of the same and some case reports have also been published. We hereby report a case of a 37-year-old woman who presented with hiccups after epidural steroid injection. She was successful treated with chlorpromazine and omeprazole.


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Author Biographies

Payal Rastogi

MD (Dermatology), Consultant Medical Practitioner, Mount Abu, India

Neya Kamra

MD (Dermatology), Consultant Medical Practitioner, Mount Abu, India

Ommar Mohammad

MD (General Medicine), Consultant Private Practitioner, Kaolack,  Senegal

Trishna Nagar

MD (General Surgery), Pharmacovigilance Specialist, Baghpat, India


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DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0506.09441
Published: 2021-09-25
How to Cite
Payal Rastogi, Neya Kamra, Ommar Mohammad, Trishna Nagar. Hiccups Associated with Steroid Injection: A Case Report. IHRJ [Internet]. 2021Sep.25 [cited 2024Mar.2];5(6):CR1-CR3. Available from: https://ihrjournal.com/ihrj/article/view/441