Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Questions & Answers

Updated: Oct 31, 2018
  • Author: Thangam Venkatesan, MD; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS)?

What is the pathogenesis of cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS)?

What is the US prevalence of cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS)?

What is the global prevalence of cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS)?

Which patient groups have the highest prevalence of cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS)?

What is the prognosis of cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS)?

DDX

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of cyclic vomiting syndrome?

What are the differential diagnoses for Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome?

Workup

How is cyclic vomiting syndrome diagnosed?

What is the role of lab tests in the workup of cyclic vomiting syndrome?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Treatment

How is cyclic vomiting syndrome treated?

Which factors may trigger cyclic vomiting syndrome?

What is the role of medications in the treatment of cyclic vomiting syndrome?

What is supportive care for cyclic vomiting syndrome

What support and patient education resources are available for families and patients with cyclic vomiting syndrome?

What are the possible complications of cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Medications

Which medications are used in the treatment of cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Which medications in the drug class Anxiolytics, Benzodiazepines are used in the treatment of Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome?

Which medications in the drug class Antibiotics are used in the treatment of Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome?

Which medications in the drug class Anticonvulsants are used in the treatment of Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome?

Which medications in the drug class Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agents are used in the treatment of Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome?

Which medications in the drug class Antidepressants, TCAs are used in the treatment of Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome?

Which medications in the drug class Antihistamines, 1st Generation are used in the treatment of Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome?

Which medications in the drug class Antiemetic Agents are used in the treatment of Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome?