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Hpl 1.5 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Hpl Tablet

Hpl Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Abnormality of voluntary movements
  • Weight gain
  • Increased prolactin level in blood
  • Urinary retention
  • Constipation
  • Muscle rigidity

How to use Hpl 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. Hpl 1.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Hpl Tablet works

Hpl 1.5 mg Tablet is a typical antipsychotic. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a chemical messenger in the brain that affects thoughts and mood.

Hpl Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Hpl 1.5 mg Tablet. Taking haloperidol together with alcohol may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hpl 1.5 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Hpl 1.5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
If Hpl 1.5 mg Tablet is used, monitor the baby for excessive sleepiness.
Driving
Hpl 1.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Hpl 1.5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Hpl 1.5 mg 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Hpl 1.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Hpl 1.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Hpl 1.5 mg Tablet helps treat schizophrenia.
  • It is less likely to cause weight gain as compared to other similar medicines.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Hpl 1.5 mg Tablet may cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can cause increased dizziness.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience any abnormal movements or have difficulty controlling movements.
  • It may affect how your body regulates your temperature. Avoid getting dehydrated and drink plenty of fluids.
  • Your doctor may check your heart function and level of electrolytes such as sodium and magnesium before you start treatment with this medicine and regularly thereafter.
  • Do not stop taking Hpl 1.5 mg Tablet without talking  to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Hpl with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fungis, EF Z
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS

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FAQs

Q. Is Hpl a controlled drug or narcotic or addictive?

No,Hpl is not a controlled drug, narcotic or addictive

Q. Is Hpl a benzo or a neuroleptic or MAOI?

No,Hpl 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 Hpl used for nausea?

No,Hpl 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 Hpl a sedative/ make you sleepy?

Yes,Hpl 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 Hpl cause weight gain or does Hpl cause tardive dyskinesia?

Yes, in some people Hpl may cause weight gain and tardive dyskinesia

Q. Does Hpl cause respiratory depression/ hallucination?

Hpl may cause dyspnea as well as other bahavioral abnormalities in patients. It is not known to cause respiratory depression/ hallucination.

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