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Clinical study on therapeutic effect of shuwei decoction on functional dyspepsia

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Abstract

Objective

To explore the clinical effectiveness and therapeutic mechanism of Shuwei Decoction

in treating functional dyspepsia (FD).

Methods

A total of 124 FD patients were randomly divided into two groups: Shuwei Decoction group (60 cases) and the control group (64 cases) treated with cisapride. After one month treatment, all patients were examined with motilin and electrogastrography (EGG).

Results

The therapeutic effectiveness of Shuwei Decoction group was much better than that of the control group (P<0. 05), while the changes on motilin and EGG in the two groups were relatively similar (P<0.05).

Conclusion

Shuwei Decoction could effectively raise motilin level, promote gastric movement and improve the clinical symptoms in FD patients.

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Correspondence to Jian-yong Chen or Cheng-er Zhan or Jian-rong Qiu or Feng Pan.

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Chen, J., Zhan, C., Qiu, J. et al. Clinical study on therapeutic effect of shuwei decoction on functional dyspepsia. CJIM 8, 41–43 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02934617

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KEY WORDS

  • Shuwei Decoction
  • functional dyspepsia
  • motilin
  • electrogastrography