Case ReportsPersistent Hiccups With Continuous Intrathecal Morphine InfusionLoomba, Vivek MD; Gupta, Mayank MD; Kim, David MDAuthor Information Department of Anesthesiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI The authors declare no conflict of interest. Reprints: Vivek Loomba, MD, Department of Anesthesiology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202 (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). Received December 14, 2010 Accepted May 8, 2011 The Clinical Journal of Pain: February 2012 - Volume 28 - Issue 2 - p 172-174 doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e31822364a8 Buy Metrics Abstract Objective To report a case of hiccups secondary to intrathecal (IT) morphine infusion. Methods Case report and discussion. Results The hiccups in our patient resolved on substitution of IT morphine infusion with hydromorphone. Discussion We report a case of a 44-year-old man who developed persistent hiccups with IT morphine infusion pump therapy. The hiccups persisted despite various nonpharmacological and pharmacological measures. The untoward symptom resolved after substitution of IT hydromorphone for IT morphine. Copyright © 2012 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.