Definition of dyspeptic in English:
Of or having indigestion or consequent irritability or depression.
- 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.