Halocer 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Halocer 5mg Tablet

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹2.51/Tablet
20 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Halocer Tablet

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Uses of Halocer Tablet

Halocer 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
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Side effects of Halocer Tablet

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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 Halocer 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Halocer 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Halocer Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Halocer Tablet

Expert advice for Halocer 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Halocer 5mg Tablet
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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
Halocer 5mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Halocer 5mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactat
ion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Halocer 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Halocer 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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 Halocer 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Haloperidol

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