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When is inapsine (droperidol) used?
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Dr. Chetan Patel
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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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