"Droperidol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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 calm state of neuroleptanalgesia with indifference to surroundings but still able to cooperate with the surgeon. It is also used as a premedicant, as an antiemetic, and for the control of agitation in acute psychoses. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 29th ed, p593)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Droperidol" by people in Profiles.
Delegge MH. The difficult-to-sedate patient in the endoscopy suite. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2008 Oct; 18(4):679-93, viii.
Overdyk FJ, Harvey SC, Baldwin D, Rust P, Multani M, Marcell J. Individualized outcome feedback produces voluntary antiemetic prescribing practice changes. J Clin Anesth. 1999 Feb; 11(1):17-23.