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Halobid 0.25mg Tablet

Crescent Therapeutics Ltd

Composition for Halobid 0.25mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Halobid Tablet


Uses of Halobid Tablet

Halobid 0.25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.

Halobid Tablet side effects


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


How to use Halobid Tablet

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. Halobid 0.25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Halobid Tablet works

Halobid 0.25mg Tablet is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

In Depth Information on Halobid Tablet

Expert advice for Halobid Tablet

  • 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.
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Halobid Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Halobid Tablet
Taking haloperidol together with alcohol may increase side e
ffects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
Halobid 0.25mg Tablet 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.
Halobid 0.25mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

If Halobid 0.25mg Tablet is used, monitor the baby for excessive sleepiness.
Halobid 0.25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Halobid 0.25mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Halobid 0.25mg Tablet is recommended.

However, patients with severe kidney disease may need to be started at a lower dose as it may cause excessive sleepiness in these patients.
Halobid 0.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Halobid 0.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Adamon 100mg Injection

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Halobid Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Haloperidol

No,Halobid is not a controlled drug, narcotic or addictive
No,Halobid 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
No,Halobid 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
Yes,Halobid 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
Yes, in some people Halobid may cause weight gain and tardive dyskinesia
Halobid may cause dyspnea as well as other bahavioral abnormalities in patients. It is not known to cause respiratory depression/ hallucination.

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