What is Haloperidol used for?

This medication is used to treat certain mental/mood disorders (such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorders). Haloperidol is also used to treat uncontrolled movements and outbursts of words/sounds related to Tourette's syndrome. It is also used by hyperactive children for severe behavior problems when other treatments or medication have not worked. Haloperidol belongs to a class of drugs known as antipsychotics. It works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural substances in the brain.




Mental/Neuro Disorders
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Haloperidol Frequently Asked Questions

There may be a slightly increased risk of serious, possibly fatal side effects (such as heart failure, fast/irregular heartbeat, pneumonia) when this medication is used by older adults with dementia. This medication is not approved for the treatment of dementia-related behavior problems. Discuss the risks and benefits of this medication, as well as other effective and possibly safer treatments for dementia-related behavior problems, with the doctor.

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Haloperidol Dosage and Form Information

5 Mg
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