A 45-year-old member asked:
When is inapsine (droperidol) used?
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Anesthesiology 35 years experience
Refractory PONV: Inapsine (droperidol) is also known as Droperidol which was extensively used in 90s then it had fda warning for qt prolongation leading to cardiac arrest so we have not been using it unless patients have resistant postoperative nausea and vomiting.
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
This is an older med: It can be used to treat recalcitrant nausea/ vomiting that may occur with surgical procedures.
It was used in the past as an antipsychotic.
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Last updated Mar 16, 2021
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