Active Ingredient(s):Droperidol FDA Approved: * June 11, 1970 Pharm Company: *AKORN Category:Antipsychotic
Droperidol /droprIdl/ (Inapsine, Droleptan, Dridol, Xomolix, Innovar [combination with fentanyl]) is an antidopaminergic drug used as an antiemetic (that is, to prevent or treat nausea) and as an antipsychotic. Droperidol is also often used as a sedative in intensive-care treatment.
2 Medical use
3 Black box warning
4 Side effects
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Discovered at Janssen Pharmaceutica in 1961, droperidol is a butyrophenone which acts a...
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