Kividol Injection

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Composition for Kividol NA Injection

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1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Kividol Injection

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Uses of Kividol Injection

Kividol Injection is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
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Side effects of Kividol Injection

Common

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 Kividol Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Kividol Injection works

Kividol injection 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 Kividol Injection

Expert advice for Kividol Injection

  • 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 Kividol Injection
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
Kividol Injection 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
Kividol Injection is probably usafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.

If Kividol Injection is used, monitor the baby for excessive sleepiness.
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Driving
Kividol Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Kividol Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Kividol Injection 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.
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Liver
CAUTION
Kividol Injection should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Kividol Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Nixitral 100mg Capsule, Adamon 100mg Injection
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Kividol NA Injection

Frequently asked questions for Haloperidol

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

No substitutes found for this medicine
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