Droperidol

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  • Other
  • Pain
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Vomiting

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Uses of Droperidol

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Droperidol is used in the treatment of:

  • Psychotic Disorders

Droperidol is used in the prevention of:

  • Pain
  • Vomiting

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Droperidol Brand Names

Droperidol may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Droperidol Drug Class

Droperidol is part of the drug class:

Droperidol Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:

  • AZITHROMYCIN/DROPERIDOL
  • BEDAQUILINE/DROPERIDOL
  • CABERGOLINE/DROPERIDOL
  • CITALOPRAM/DROPERIDOL
  • CLARITHROMYCIN/DROPERIDOL
  • CRIZOTINIB/DROPERIDOL
  • DOFETILIDE/DROPERIDOL
  • DROPERIDOL/ENTACAPONE
  • DROPERIDOL/ERYTHROMYCIN
  • DROPERIDOL/LEVODOPA
  • DROPERIDOL/METHADONE
  • DROPERIDOL/METOCLOPRAMIDE
  • DROPERIDOL/PASIREOTIDE
  • DROPERIDOL/PERGOLIDE
  • DROPERIDOL/PRAMIPEXOLE
  • DROPERIDOL/ROPINIROLE HYDROCHLORIDE
  • DROPERIDOL/SAQUINAVIR
  • DROPERIDOL/SODIUM OXYBATE
  • DROPERIDOL/SORAFENIB
  • DROPERIDOL/TOREMIFENE CITRATE
  • DROPERIDOL/VEMURAFENIB
  • DROPERIDOL/ZIPRASIDONE

This is not a complete list of Droperidoldrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Droperidol and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Droperidol falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

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There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Droperidol should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

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No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Droperidol should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Droperidol Dosage

Take droperidol exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Droperidol dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Droperidol is available in the following doses:

  • Droperidol 2.5 Mg/ml Injectable Solution
  • Droperidol Compounding Powder
  • Droperidol-fentanyl 2.5 Mg-0.05 Mg/ml Injectable Solution

Forms of Medication

Droperidol is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution