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Glossary: droperidol, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

droperidol

(droh-PAYR-ih-dol)

A drug used to prevent nausea and vomiting in patients who receive anesthesia before surgery. It is also used to treat anxiety. Droperidol is a type of antiemetic, adjunct anesthesia, and antipsychotic.

2006-05-11

2007-07-06