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Droperidol

Known as: 1-{1-[4-(4-fluorophenyl)-4-oxobutyl]-1,2,3,6-tetrahydro-4-pyridinyl}-2,3-dihydro-1H-benzo[D]imidazol-2-one, Droperidolum, 2H-Benzimidazol-2-one, 1-(1-(4-(4-fluorophenyl)-4-oxobutyl)-1,2,3,6-tetrahydro-4-pyridinyl)-1,3-dihydro- 
A butyrophenone with anti-emetic, sedative and anti-anxiety properties. Although the exact mechanism through which droperidol exerts its effects is… Expand
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Pain, nausea and vomiting are frequently listed by patients as their most important perioperative concerns. With the change in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
STUDY OBJECTIVE We determine whether droperidol, midazolam, or the combination is more effective for intramuscular sedation in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Kaposi sarcoma is a tumor consisting of Kaposi sarcoma herpesvirus (KSHV)-infected tumor cells that express endothelial cell (EC… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVES To compare the efficacy of sedation, need for rescue sedation, rates of respiratory depression, and complications of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND At dosages above 0.1 mg/kg, droperidol induces a dose-dependent QTc interval prolongation. Although subject to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Untreated, one third of patients who undergo surgery will have postoperative nausea and vomiting. Although many trials… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND In an era of growing economic constraints on healthcare delivery, anesthesiologists are increasingly expected to… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Purpose: To estimate the efficacy and harm produced by droperidol in the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Patients presenting to the emergency department with acute agitation frequently require physical and chemical restraint. To… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Ondansetron and droperidol are both effective prophylactic antiemetics for gynecologic outpatient procedures. However, increased… Expand
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