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- n. An antidopaminergic drug used as an antiemetic and antipsychotic.
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They found that metoclopramide worked faster to quell symptoms of nausea and vomiting than droperidol.
The scientists compared use of the standard drug droperidol versus the administration of a newer medication called metoclopramide.
Volunteers were given either 5mg of the antipsychotic droperidol, 1mg of lorazepam, a type of tranquillizer, or a placebo.
Comparisons were made between the standard drug droperidol and the administration of a newer medication called metoclopramide.
Researchers found that metoclopramide worked faster to ease symptoms of nausea and vomiting than droperidol.
As new ones are added older ones (quinidine, erythromycin, droperidol (inapsine) are disappearing from hospital wards.