Recommendation ID
Specialist investigation:- What specialist investigations should be conducted to exclude a diagnosis of functional dyspepsia in people with uninvestigated dyspepsia that does not respond to PPIs or H2 receptor antagonists (H2RAs) despite optimum primary care?
Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)
People with uninvestigated dyspepsia that fails to respond to PPIs or H2RAs, despite optimum primary care, can have a poor quality of life. It is important to ensure that appropriate investigations are carried out to make the correct diagnosis or to correct misdiagnosis, so that the most appropriate treatment can be offered.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and dyspepsia in adults: investigation and management
Date issued
September 2014

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No  
Last Reviewed 15/10/2014