Review of Clinical Research about the Treatment of Hiccup After Stroke with Herbal Medicine - Based on Traditional Chinese Medicine Journals

Eun-jin Kang, Hae-rang Ryu, Young-kyun Kim, Kyoung-min Kim
2018 The Journal of Internal Korean Medicine  
Objective: The purpose of this research is to investigate Chinese clinical studies of the treatment of hiccup after stroke with herbal medicine. Methods: We used the China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) database to search for clinical studies about using herbal medicine to treat hiccup after stroke. Results: Nineteen clinical articles Until August 31, 2017 were analyzed. The most commonly used herbal prescription was Xuanfudaizhe-tang (旋覆代赭湯). According to analysis, the most commonly
more » ... sed medical herbs were Haematitum (代赭石), Inulae Flos (旋覆花), and Pinelliae Tuber (半夏). Clinical symptoms, total incidence rate of adverse reaction, recurrence rate, symptom improvement time, patient satisfaction comparison, and dietary status improvement were used to evaluate the treatments. The effective rate of the treatment group was 86.0-97.8%, significantly higher than control group in all papers. Side effects occurred much less frequently in the treatment group than in the western medicine control group. Conclusion: The treatment of hiccup after stroke with herbal medicine was shown to be highly effective in 19 studies. Additional well-designed clinical trials are needed; this study can be used as a basis for further research regarding the treatment of hiccup after stroke.
doi:10.22246/jikm.2018.39.3.323 fatcat:eo5k5a65mfafxjiemrhekomdau