LVAPEC Pharmacology

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Anonymous
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290808
Filename:
LVAPEC Pharmacology
Updated:
2014-12-06 15:53:54
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LVAPEC Drug
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PHARM,group5
Description:
Droperidol
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  1. Droperidol (Inapsine) Class:
    • Butyrophenone Antipsychotic / antiemetic
    • <related to Haloperidol>
  2. Droperidol (Inapsine) Mechanism of Action:
    • Blocks drugs that act on CTZ (chemoreceptor trigger zone)
    • Acts at the Subcortical Level to produce sedation  and reduce anxiety and minor activities WITHOUT inducing sleep
    • Mild ALPHA adrenergic blocking properties and Direct Vasodilation may cause HYPOtension
  3. Droperidol (Inapsine) Indications:
    Acute Psychosis, Nausea & Vomiting
  4. Droperidol (Inapsine) Contraindications:
    Droperidol (Inapsine) Contraindications: 

    Known Hypersensitivity
  5. Droperidol (Inapsine) Adverse
    Reactions:
    • Droperidol (Inapsine) Adverse
    • Reactions:
    • EPS<Extrapyramidal Symptoms>/dystonia <musculature contractions>
    • HYPOtension
    • Restlessness
    • tachycardia

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