Summary of NICE guidance for Dyspepsia and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

Karoline Brennan, Senior Medicines Information Pharmacist, North West Medicines Information CentreSource North West Medicines Information CentrePublished

Since this edition of NICE Bites was published, NICE has made changes to recommendations on eradicating H pylori and updated footnotes in this guideline to reflect new restrictions and precautions for the use of fluoroquinolone antibiotics. Please go to NICE for details and to check for any further updates to this guideline.

NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin from North West Medicines Information Centre which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 68, October 2014 includes one topic: Dyspepsia and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (NICE CG184). Sections covered include: assessment, lifestyle measures, pharmacological treatment (PPIs), H pylori testing and antibiotic eradication treatment.

(This website entry checked November 2020)