Haldol Medication - Uses & Side Effects
Generic Name: Haloperidol
Haloperidol is an antipsychotic medication and it works by changing the actions of chemicals in your brain. HALOPERIDOL (Haldol®) helps to treat schizophrenia. Haloperidol can help you to keep in touch with reality and also reduce your mental problems. Haloperidol can help to control tics and vocal outbursts in patients with Tourette's syndrome and treat behavioral problems in children with severe conduct disorders (hyperactivity, mood swings, aggressive behavior, or difficulty maintaining attention).
Uses of Haldol
Side Effects of Haldol
If you are taking this medication, then discuss the side effects with your doctor. If you feel any change in intensity, then you should tell your doctor. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe to continue using Haldol. Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Haldol:
Drug Interaction :-
If you are taking certain drugs with Haldol, then it may decreased, increased or altered the effects of Haldol medicine. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Haldol with the following:
When you are taking Haldol, and you feel that overdose is suspected then contact your doctor immediately. Symptoms of an Haldol overdose may include:-
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