(pharmaceutical drug) An antidopaminergic drug used as an antiemetic and antipsychotic
(pharmaceutical drug) A synthetic antidepressant drug used chiefly in the treatment of psychotic conditions.
Droperidol /droʊˈpɛrIdɔːl/ (Inapsine, Droleptan, Dridol, Xomolix, Innovar [combination with fentanyl]) is an antidopaminergic drug used as an antiemetic (that is, to prevent or treat nausea) and as an antipsychotic. Droperidol is also often used as a rapid sedative in intensive-care treatment, and where are present.
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tranquilizer (trade name Haldol) used to treat some psychotic disorders and Tourette's syndrome
Haloperidol, sold under the brand name Haldol among others, is a typical antipsychotic medication. Haloperidol is used in the treatment of schizophrenia, tics in Tourette syndrome, mania in bipolar disorder, delirium, agitation, acute psychosis, and hallucinations in alcohol withdrawal.