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Composition

Haloperidol(5 mg)

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Haloperidol(5 mg)

Uses

Haloperidol is used for the treatment of mental illnesses that affect an individuals’ thinking, feeling or behaviour. These illnesses include schizophrenia, psychoses, mania, behavioural problems and Gilles de la Tourette syndrome (chronic multiple motor and vocal involuntary responses) in adults and children. It is also used for persistent hiccups in adults.

How it works

Haloperidol belongs to a group of medicines called ‘antipsychotics’. It works by blocking the action of dopamine receptors in brain, which decreases the excessive dopamine activity in the brain.

Common side effects

Dizziness, Skin reaction in areas exposed to sunlight, Fever, Low blood pressure, Breast pain, Urinary retention, Liver toxicity, Jaundice, Urge to vomit, Uncontrollable twitching or jerking movements of face, Sleepiness, Weight gain and loss, Vomiting, Dry mouth, Constipation, Low blood pressure when standing up from sitting or lay position, Breathlessness, Rash, Agitation, Increased muscular activity, Blurred vision, Allergy, Reduced degree of facial expression, Sleeplessness, Visual disturbance, , Confusional state, Itching, Breast discomfort, Faster heart rate, Muscle cramp, Feeling of restlessness, Salivary hypersecretion, Fits, Uncontrolled shaking, Decrease in sexual desire, Restlessness, Problems with erections, Increased in sweating, Decreased ability of to perform body movements, Increased muscle tension and slowing of movements, Inability to walk normally, Abnormal and involuntary muscle contractions, Pain during menstruation, Paralysis of muscles that control eye movements, Redness and rash, Swelling in part or whole of body, Psychotic disorder, Stiffness in joints and muscles, Extrapyramidal disorders, Absence of menstrual periods, Breast enlargement or tenderness in male, Painfully twisted and tilted neck, Abnormal increase in muscle tension, Slowing of movements

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Expert advice

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions

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.


Content on this page was last updated on 29 April, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)