Droperidol (Injection Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Droperidol is used to reduce the amount of nausea and vomiting you may have after surgery or other procedures.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although these uses are not included in product labeling, droperidol is used
- In certain patients with severe agitation and combativeness
- To produce sleepiness or drowsiness before surgery or certain procedures
For patients receiving this medicine for severe agitation and combativeness, the dose administered will depend on the degree of agitation and the size of the patient.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: