Last update: April 20, 2008

Droperidol

Low Risk for breastfeeding


Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
Read the Comment.

No data on transfer into breastmilk are available.

Check-up for a sedative effect.

Alternatives

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Group

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Tradenames

Main tradenames from several countries containing Droperidol in its composition:

Pharmacokinetics

Variable Value Unit
Molecular weight 379 daltons
Protein Binding 90 %
Tmax 0,5 hours
T1/2 2,2 hours

References

  1. Klinger G, Stahl B, Fusar-Poli P, Merlob P. Antipsychotic drugs and breastfeeding. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2013 Abstract

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