Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet

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Uses of Haloperidol

Haloperidol is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
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Side effects of Haloperidol

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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 Haloperidol

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.

How Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet works

Haloperidol is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.
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Uses of Trihexyphenidyl

Trihexyphenidyl is used in Parkinson's disease and drug induced abnormal movements.
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Side effects of Trihexyphenidyl

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Dry mouth, Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Blurred vision.

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How to use Trihexyphenidyl

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.

How Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet works

Trihexyphenidyl is a muscle relaxing medication. It works by decreasing the activity of excess acetylcholine in the brain. This improves muscle control and reduces stiffness. It helps patients with Parkinson's disease by improving muscle control and reducing stiffness so that they can move more naturally. It is also used to treat movement disorder (restlessness, involuntary movements or muscle spasm ) which can be caused by certain drugs.

In Depth Information on Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Haloperidol

  • 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.

Expert advice for Trihexyphenidyl

  • It may be taken before or after meals.
  • If Trihexyphenidyl causes your mouth to dry excessively, it may be better to take it before meals, unless it causes nausea. If taken after meals, thirst can be improved by sucking hard sugarless candy, chewing gum, or drinking water.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines to treat glaucoma.
  • Trihexyphenidyl can cause blurred vision or dizziness. Do not drive and or operate machinery if you get blurred vision or dizziness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have trouble in passing urine.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Warnings
Special precautions for Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.

Taking haloperidol together with alcohol may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg 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
Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

If Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet is used, monitor the baby for excessive sleepiness.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet can cause blurring of vision, dizziness, mild nausea, and mental confusion in some cases. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patients with kidney disease should be closely monitored by a doctor while taking this medicine.
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Liver
CAUTION
Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet should be used with caution in
patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Hexidol Plus 5 mg/2 mg Tablet

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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Frequently asked questions for Trihexyphenidyl

Q. What is Trihexyphenidyl used for?
Trihexyphenidyl is used in the management of Parkinson's disease as an add-on medicine along with other medicines. It helps by improving muscle control and reducing the stiffness of the muscle so that they can move naturally. Trihexyphenidyl can also be used to treat movement disorders (extreme restlessness, involuntary movements or muscle spasms) which can be caused by certain drugs.
Q. How does Trihexyphenidyl work?
Trihexyphenidyl works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger known as acetylcholine on the nerves of the smooth muscles; thereby, reducing the muscle spasm (involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles), tremor (uncontrolled shaking) and excessive salivation associated with Parkinson's disease.
Q. Is Trihexyphenidyl a narcotic substance?
No, Trihexyphenidyl is not a narcotic substance. Trihexyphenidyl is an antispasmodic(muscle relaxing) medicine and belongs to a group of medicines known as anticholinergics.
Q. Is Trihexyphenidyl a MAO inhibitor?
No, Trihexyphenidyl is not a MAO inhibitor. Trihexyphenidyl is an antispasmodic (muscle relaxing) drug and belongs to a group of medicines known as anticholinergics.
Q. Is Trihexyphenidyl safe?
Trihexyphenidyl is a safe medicine if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Is Trihexyphenidyl a controlled substance?
No, Trihexyphenidyl is not classified as a controlled substance. However, the possibility of abuse should be borne in mind due to its stimulant and euphoriant properties.
Q. What is Trihexyphenidyl?
Trihexyphenidyl is an antispasmodic (muscle relaxing) drug and belongs to a group of drugs known as 'anticholinergics'.
Q. Does Trihexyphenidyl get you high?
Trihexyphenidyl has been reported to get you a high. Please use this drug only for prescribed duration in doses as recommended by your doctor.
Q. Does Trihexyphenidyl cause weight gain?
Trihexyphenidyl has not been seen to cause weight gain. However, weight loss has been reported with Trihexyphenidyl in children. Please consult your doctor in case you experience an unexpected change in your weight while you are taking Trihexyphenidyl.
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