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Droperidol MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Droperidol
Tree Number(s)
D02.522.352.343
D03.633.100.103.393
Unique ID
D004329
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004329
Scope Note
A butyrophenone with general properties similar to those of HALOPERIDOL. It is used in conjunction with an opioid analgesic such as FENTANYL to maintain the patient in a calm state of neuroleptanalgesia with indifference to surroundings but still able to cooperate with the surgeon. It is also used as a premedicant, as an antiemetic, and for the control of agitation in acute psychoses. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 29th ed, p593)
Entry Term(s)
Dehidrobenzperidol
Dehydrobenzperidol
Droleptan
Inapsine
Pharm Action
Adjuvants, Anesthesia
Antiemetics
Antipsychotic Agents
Dopamine D2 Receptor Antagonists
Registry Number
O9U0F09D5X
Related Numbers
548-73-2
CAS Type 1 Name
2H-Benzimidazol-2-one, 1-(1-(4-(4-fluorophenyl)-4-oxobutyl)-1,2,3,6-tetrahydro-4-pyridinyl)-1,3-dihydro-
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74(73)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/02/24
Droperidol Preferred
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