An antidopaminergic drug used as a post-operative anti-emetic and also as an antipsychotic used in schizophrenia treatment. An older type of medication, also classified as a typical antipsychotic or conventional neuroleptic.
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<chemical> A butyrophenone with general properties similar to those of haloperidol. It is used in conjunction with an opioid analgesic such as fentanyl to maintain the patient in a state of neuroleptanalgesia in which he is calm and indifferent to his surroundings and able to cooperate with the surgeon. It is also used as a premedicant, as an
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(dro-per´ĭ-dol) a drug of the butyrophenone series, used for its antianxiety, sedative, and antiemetic effects as a premedication prior to surgery and during induction and maintenance of anesthesia, as a postanesthesia antiemetic, and to produce conscious sedation; administered intravenously or intramuscularly. A combina...
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A drug used to prevent nausea and vomiting in patients who receive anesthesia before surgery. It is also used to treat anxiety. Droperidol is a type of antiemetic, adjunct anesthesia, and antipsychotic.
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Droperidol /droʊˈpɛrIdɔːl/ (Inapsine, Droleptan, Dridol, Xomolix, Innovar [combination with fentanyl]) is an antidopaminergic drug used as an antiemetic and antipsychotic. Droperidol is also often used for neuroleptanalgesic anesthesia and sedation in intensive-care treatment. == History and use == Discovered at Janssen Pharmaceutica in 1961,
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