HALO 5MG CAPSULE

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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for HALO 5MG CAPSULE

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹13.6/capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Substitutes for HALO

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of HALO CAPSULE

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Uses of HALO CAPSULE

Halo 5mg capsule is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
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Side effects of HALO CAPSULE

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Sleepiness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dry mouth, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Weight gain, Parkinsonism, Akathisia, Dystonia, Constipation.

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How to use HALO CAPSULE

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Halo 5mg capsule at a fixed time.

How HALO CAPSULE works

Halo 5mg capsule works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects the thoughts and moods.

In Depth Information on HALO CAPSULE

Expert advice for HALO CAPSULE

  • Do not start or continue haloperidol, if you are allergic to haloperidol or any other ingrediants in the formulation.
  • Do not take haloperidol, if you have irregular heart beat (arrhythmia) or unusually slow heart beat.
  • Do not use haloperidol, if you have Parkinson’s disease; low white blood cells levels.
  • Avoid using haloperidol, if you have liver or kidney disease, fits, depression, problems with your thyroid gland, a non-cancerous tumour of the adrenal gland (phaeochromocytoma; causing episodic or persistent rise in blood pressure).
  • Do not drive or opeate heavy machinery as haloperidol can make you sleepy and impair your alertness.
Warnings
Special precautions for HALO 5MG CAPSULE
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking haloperidol together with alcohol may increase side e
ffects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Halo 5mg capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution is advised in patients with renal failure and phaeochromocytoma.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
ONABET POWDER, FLUGEE 150MG TABLET, TRAMAZAC HP 50MG INJECTION, BENADRYL DR DRY COUGH ACTIVE RELIEF SYRUP

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for HALO 5MG CAPSULE

Frequently asked questions for Haloperidol

Q. Is haloperidol a controlled drug or narcotic or addictive?
No,haloperidol is not a controlled drug, narcotic or addictive
Q. Is haloperidol a benzo or a neuroleptic or MAOI?
No,haloperidol is not a benzo or MAOI or a neuroleptic. It is an antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine receptors in brain, which decreases the excessive dopamine activity in the brain
Q. Is haloperidol used for nausea?
No,haloperidol is not used for nausea
Q. Is haloperidol like alprazolam (Xanax)?
Haloperidol is an antipsychotic, which is used to treat mental illnesses that affect an individuals' thinking, feeling or behaviour. These illnesses include to treat schizophrenia, psychoses, mania, behavioural problems and Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (chronic multiple motor and vocal ticsinvoluntary responses) in adults and children. It is also used for persistent hiccups in adults. Alprazolam (Xanax) belongs to benzodiazepine group of dugs, and is used in the treatment of insomnia and anxiety
Q. Is haloperidol a sedative/ make you sleepy?
Yes,haloperidol can cause sedation
Q. Can you take haloperidol with lorazepam?
Haloperidol interacts with lorazepam to cause increased sedation and impaired attention. Please consult your doctor before taking haloperidol with diazepam
Q. Does haloperidol cause weight gain or does haloperidol cause tardive dyskinesia?
Yes, in some people haloperidol may cause weight gain and tardive dyskinesia
Q. Does haloperidol cause respiratory depression/ hallucination?
Haloperidol may cause dyspnea as well as other bahavioral abnormalities in patients. It is not known to cause respiratory depression/ hallucination.
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