Mayo Clinic study finds FDA warning against antinausea drug droperidol unnecessary
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A Mayo Clinic review of patients responses to a drug used to control nausea and vomiting during anesthesia for general surgery questions a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning against the drugs use. This study appears in the current issue of the journal Anesthesiolo...
FDA issues warning for Droperidol
A drug commonly used by anesthesiologists can cause fatal irregular heartbeats at lower doses than expected, prompting the government to urge doctors to try different medications. At issue is droperidol, a tranquilizer often used to treat the nausea many people feel after undergoing anesthesia.
No Link Between Anti-Nausea Drug, Heart Trouble
... Current warning for droperidol
unwarranted, study suggests
MONDAY, Se...lack box" label warning for the anti-vomiting drug droperidol
-- cautioning users against an increased risk of i... bad heart rhythms with the commonly used low-dose droperidol
Droperidol in Medical Technology
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Treatment for extreme nausea, vomiting during pregnancy
...to evaluate the effectiveness of this treatment."
Metoclopramide versus droperidol
Dr. Brard and her team, which included researchers from the Universit de ...spital and treated for HG. The scientists compared use of the standard drug droperidol
versus the administration of a newer medication called metoclopramide.