Droperidol and the side effects of epidural morphine after cesarean section.

@article{Sanansilp1998DroperidolAT,
  title={Droperidol and the side effects of epidural morphine after cesarean section.},
  author={Vimolluck Sanansilp and Somsak Areewatana and N Tonsukchai},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={1998},
  volume={86 3},
  pages={532-7}
}
UNLABELLED Epidural morphine produces analgesia with a high incidence of side effects that include pruritus, nausea, and vomiting. This study investigated whether epidural or i.v. droperidol could alleviate these symptoms. In a prospective, double-blind, randomized, controlled trial, 97 pregnant women undergoing cesarean section were randomly assigned to three groups. All received standard continuous epidural anesthesia. After delivery, each received 5 mg of epidural morphine with either no… CONTINUE READING