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Descriptor in English: Droperidol
Descriptor in Spanish: Droperidol
Descriptor in Portuguese: Droperidol
Descriptor in French: Dropéridol
Entry term(s): Dehidrobenzperidol
Dehydrobenzperidol
Droleptan
Inapsine
Tree number(s): D02.522.352.343
D03.633.100.103.393
Scope note: 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)
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 74(73)
DeCS UI: 4391
Descriptor UI: D004329
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/02/24
Droperidol - Preferred
Concept UI M0006807
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Droperidol
Inapsine - Narrower
Concept UI M0006808
Preferred term Inapsine
Dehidrobenzperidol - Narrower
Concept UI M0485294
Preferred term Dehidrobenzperidol
Entry term(s) Dehydrobenzperidol
Droleptan - Narrower
Concept UI M000624462
Preferred term Droleptan



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