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Diffuse Esophageal Spasm (Esophageal Spasm) Summary

Description: A hypermotility disorder of the ESOPHAGUS that is characterized by spastic non-peristaltic responses to SWALLOWING; CHEST PAIN; and DYSPHAGIA.

Also Known As: Esophageal Spasm; Esophageal Spasm, Diffuse; Diffuse Esophageal Spasms; Esophageal Spasms; Esophageal Spasms, Diffuse Show All >>

Networked: 88 relevant articles (8 outcomes, 10 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Diffuse Esophageal Spasm

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Nitroglycerin (Dynamite) : 2 outcomes in 6 results : FDA 53 Generic
  2. Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum Toxin) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 12 results : IBA
  3. Nitrites : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  4. Glucagon (Glukagon) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 4
  5. Trazodone (Trittico) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 30 Generic
  6. Propranolol (Inderal) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 158 Generic
  7. Omeprazole (Esomeprazole) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 25 Generic
  8. onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 1
  9. Barium : 3 studies in 6 results : IBA
  10. Nifedipine (Adalat) : 1 study in 5 results : FDA 25 Generic
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Diseases Related to Diffuse Esophageal Spasm

  1. Diffuse Esophageal Spasm (Esophageal Spasm)
  2. Esophageal Achalasia (Megaesophagus)
  3. Spasm (Spasms)
  4. Deglutition Disorders (Dysphagia)
  5. Pain (Aches)
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Key Therapies for Diffuse Esophageal Spasm

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 study in 2 results
  2. Laryngectomy : 1 study in 1 result
  3. Fundoplication : 8 results
  4. Thoracotomy : 2 results
  5. Injections : 2 results
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