Hiccups with high dose dexamethasone administration: a case report.

BACKGROUND A 59-year-old male developed intractable hiccups during monthly therapy with high dose dexamethasone for multiple myeloma. Hiccups would begin hours after his first dose and continue over the 4 days of therapy. He sought assistance after his attempt at home remedies failed and the hiccups became exhausting. METHODS The strong temporal relation… (More)