Definition of dyspeptic in English:


Syllabification: dys·pep·tic
Pronunciation: /disˈpeptik


Of or having indigestion or consequent irritability or depression.
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  • Four randomised controlled trials have confirmed that H pylori ‘test and treat’ is more cost effective than endoscopy, and many guidelines now recommend this approach for young dyspeptic patients.
  • An H pylori test and treat strategy in high risk patients would result in prescription of eradication therapy in only 9.6% of all dyspeptic patients, 26% of whom would have a peptic ulcer.
  • About 30% of dyspeptic patients did not respond to the eradication treatment.


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A person who suffers from indigestion or irritability.

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