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Haloperidol is an antipsychotic medication that is used to treat behavioral disorders such as psychosis or schizophrenia, mania, and paranoia. It is also used to treat Tourette’s syndrome, a condition that involves unwanted repetitive movements and sounds.
How does the drug work ?
Haloperidol drug acts on the dopamine receptors and inhibits the release of dopamine neurotransmitter. Doapmine helps in faster transmission of impulse. Thus, inhibition of dopamine release leads to inhibition of nerve impulse decreasing symptoms of psychosis.
What are the common side effects ?Haloperidol side effects include extrapyramidal side effects such as tremors, headache, agitation, and sleeping problems. Other side effects include drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension, dry mouth, changes in vision, constipation, nausea, vomiting, flushing, fever, muscle cramps, and difficulty urinating.
Important Information for Safe Use:
• Consult a doctor if your diarrhea lasts for more than 48 hours.
• Do not use Andial tablets the stools are blackish stool.
• Andial side effects such as dizziness or drowsiness can make it difficult to carry out certain daily tasks like driving and using machinery. So, avoid these activities when taking the Lopam drug.
• Take plenty of water because diarrhea can make you dehydrated.
• Avoid Andial medicine if allergic to it and if severely constipated.
1. Is haloperidol addictive? No significant evidence to prove that haloperidol is addictive. However, it is beneficial to use serenace for the prescribed duration.
2. Is haloperidol an antidepressant? No, haloperidol is an antipsychotic drug that is used to treat behavioral problems such as psychosis and mania.
3. Can I take alprazolam with haloperidol? Don’t take any sedative such as alprazolam along with haloperidol medication as both the drugs can cause drowsiness leading to prolonged sedation.
4. Does haloperidol cause Parkinson’s disease? First generation antipsychotics such as haloperidol can cause Parkinson’s disease. However, if your doctor prescribes haloperidol, use the drug as per instructions.
5. How can I identify if I have an overdose of haloperidol? If there is an overdose of haloperidol, you may experience extreme drowsiness, agitation, tremors, weakness, and irregular pulse.