Droperidol(Inapsine)

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Lhernandez
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278873
Filename:
Droperidol(Inapsine)
Updated:
2015-01-27 01:46:14
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Pharmacologygroup5 LVAPEC
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Drug Profiles,Pharmacology Group 5
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Droperidol(Inapsine) drug profile
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  1. Droperidol(Inapsine) Class
    • Butyrophenone antipsychotic
    • Antiemetic¬†
    • Related to Haloperidol
  2. Droperidol(Inapsine) MOA
    • Blocks drugs that act on the chemoreceptor trigger zone
    • Mild alpha adrenergic blocking properties
    • Direct vasodilation may cause hypotension
    • Acts at the subcortical level to produce sedation and reduce anxiety and minor activities without inducing sleep
  3. Droperidol(Inapsine) Indication
    • Acute psychosis
    • Nausea/Vomiting
  4. Droperidol(Inapsine) Contraindications
    Known hypersensitivty
  5. Droperidol(Inapsine) Adverse
    • Drowsiness
    • Dystonic Reaction
    • Dizzy
    • Restlessness
    • Hypotension
    • Tachycardia
  6. Droperidol(Inapsine) Dosage
    Adult: 2.5-10mg IV

    Peds: 0.088-0.165mg/kg IV

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