droperidol

noun

dro·​per·​i·​dol drō-ˈper-ə-ˌdȯl How to pronounce droperidol (audio)
: a butyrophenone tranquilizer C22H22FN3O2 used as a premedication for surgery, as an antiemetic in cancer chemotherapy, and as an antipsychotic in severely disturbed psychotic states

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“Droperidol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/droperidol. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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