Droperidol and dimenhydrinate alone or in combination for the prevention of post-operative nausea and vomiting after nasal surgery in male patients.

@article{Eberhart1999DroperidolAD,
  title={Droperidol and dimenhydrinate alone or in combination for the prevention of post-operative nausea and vomiting after nasal surgery in male patients.},
  author={Leopold H. J. Eberhart and Wulf Seeling and T Hartschuh and Astrid Marie Morin and Michael Georgieff},
  journal={European journal of anaesthesiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={16 11},
  pages={790-5}
}
Droperidol and dimenhydrinate are inexpensive antiemetic drugs. Droperidol, especially, has been studied extensively, but there are no studies on the combination of both drugs for prevention of post-operative nausea and vomiting. One hundred and forty male hospitalized patients undergoing nasal surgery were randomized to receive one of four anti-emetic regimes: placebo, dimenhydrinate (1 mg kg-1), droperidol (15 micrograms kg-1), or the combination of both drugs (droperidol 15 micrograms kg-1… CONTINUE READING