Medicine Overview of Halopidol Tablet
Uses of Halopidol Tablet
Halopidol 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
Side effects of Halopidol Tablet
Sleepiness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dry mouth, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Weight gain, Parkinsonism, Akathisia, Dystonia, Constipation.
How to use Halopidol 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 Halopidol 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Halopidol Tablet works
Halopidol 5mg 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 Halopidol Tablet
Expert advice for Halopidol 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.
Special precautions for Halopidol 5mg Tablet
Taking haloperidol together with alcohol may increase side e+more
ffects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating....
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Halopidol 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Halopidol 5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.+more
If Halopidol 5mg Tablet is used, monitor the baby for excessive sleepiness....
If Halopidol 5mg Tablet is used, monitor the baby for excessive sleepiness.
Halopidol 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Halopidol 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Halopidol 5mg Tablet is recommended.+more
However, patients with severe kidney disease may need to be started at a lower dose as it may cause excessive sleepiness in these patients....
However, patients with severe kidney disease may need to be started at a lower dose as it may cause excessive sleepiness in these patients.
Halopidol 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Halopidol 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Nixitral 100mg Capsule, Adamon 100mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Halopidol 5mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Haloperidol
No,Halopidol is not a controlled drug, narcotic or addictive
No,Halopidol 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,Halopidol 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,Halopidol 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 Halopidol may cause weight gain and tardive dyskinesia
Halopidol may cause dyspnea as well as other bahavioral abnormalities in patients. It is not known to cause respiratory depression/ hallucination.
Substitutes for Halopidol Tablet
Halodyl 5mg Tablet
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Helinase 5mg Tablet
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Halodol 5mg Tablet
Hexidol 5mg Tablet
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Serenace 5mg Tablet
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