Haldol - Uses & Side Effects
Generic name: Haloperidol
Haloperidol is often used to treat schizophrenia. It is a strong tranquilizer and antipsychotic drug, a type of drug also known as a neuroleptic or major tranquilizer.
Many things can affect the dose of medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. If your doctor has recommended a dose different from the ones listed here, do not change the way that you are taking the medication without consulting your doctor.
Uses of Haldol
Side Effects of Haldol
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any side effects develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Haldol.Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Haldol:
Drug Interaction :- If Haldol is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Haldol with the following:
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose, seek medical help immediately. Symptoms of Haldol overdose may include:
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