Haloperidol

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Haloperidol

Drug Info for haloperidol

Haloperidol is used to treat psychotic disorders (conditions that cause difficulty telling the difference between things or ideas that are real and things or ideas that are not real). Haloperidol is also used to control motor tics (uncontrollable need to repeat certain body movements) and verbal tics (uncontrollable need to repeat sounds or words) in adults and children who have Tourette's disorder (condition characterized by motor or verbal tics). Haloperidol is also used to treat severe behavioral problems such as explosive, aggressive behavior or hyperactivity in children who cannot be treated with psychotherapy or with other medications. Haloperidol is in a group of medications called conventional antipsychotics. It works by decreasing abnormal excitement in the brain.

Haloperidol is a medication used to treat schizophrenia, Tourette syndrome tics, mania in bipolar disorder, and other illnesses. Haloperidol belongs to a class of drugs called antipsychotics. Haloperidol is a generic medication also sold under the brand name Haldol. Haloperidol was discovered in 1958 and approved by the US FDA in 1967. In the treatment of some mental health disorders, haloperidol use is common.

Take your medicine as directed. Your dose may need to be changed several times to find what works best for you.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

Missed dose: Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to haloperidol.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, liver disease, brain disease, heart or blood vessel disease, heart rhythm problems, lung or breathing problems, mental health problems, Parkinson disease, thyroid problems, or history of breast cancer or seizures.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Heart rhythm problems (including QT prolongation)Tardive dyskinesia (movement disorder)Neuroleptic malignant syndromeLung or breathing problems

This medicine may make you dizzy or drowsy, or may cause trouble with controlling body movements, which may lead to falls, fractures or other injuries. Do not drive or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how this medicine affects you.

You might get overheated more easily while using this medicine. Be aware of this if you are exercising or the weather is hot. Drinking water might help. If you get too hot and feel dizzy, weak, tired, confused, or sick to your stomach, you need to cool down.

This medicine may make you bleed, bruise, or get infections more easily. Take precautions to prevent illness and injury. Wash your hands often.

Do not stop using this medicine suddenly. Your doctor will need to slowly decrease your dose before you stop it completely.

Your doctor will check your progress and the effects of this medicine at regular visits. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Problems with balance or walking.

Seeing or hearing things which are not there.

Seizures or tremors.

Severe muscle stiffness.

Troubled breathing.

Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness.

Yellowing of skin and eyes.

Some medicines can affect how haloperidol works. Tell your doctor if you are using any of the following:Lithium, rifampinBlood pressure medicineBlood thinner (including phenindione, warfarin)Medicine to treat heart rhythm problemsMedicine to treat Parkinson's diseaseMedicine to treat seizures

Tell your doctor if you use anything else that makes you sleepy. Some examples are allergy medicine, narcotic pain medicine, and alcohol.

Do not drink alcohol while you are using this medicine.

Do not drink alcohol while you are using this medicine.

Do not stop using this medicine suddenly. Your doctor will need to slowly decrease your dose before you stop it completely.

Your doctor will check your progress and the effects of this medicine at regular visits. Keep all appointments.

  • Seizures or tremors.
  • Seizures or tremors
  • Sweating, confusion, uneven heartbeat, muscle stiffness
  • Twitching or muscle movements you cannot control, problems with balance or walking
  • Yellowing of skin and eyes.
  • Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness
  • Severe muscle stiffness.
  • Seeing or hearing things which are not there.
  • Troubled breathing.
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Fast, slow, or pounding heartbeat
  • Fever, chills, cough, sore throat, body aches
  • Jerky muscle movement you cannot control (often in your face, tongue, or jaw)
  • Lightheadedness, dizziness, fainting
  • Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness.
  • Decreased thirst or dry mouth.
  • Skin rash.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Breast pain or swelling.
  • Trouble sleeping, restlessness.
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or constipation.
  • Change in menstrual periods.
Frequently Asked Questions

Haloperidol is classified as an antipsychotic agent, and it is used to treat schizophrenia and to control symptoms of Tourette syndrome. It is not known how it is exactly that this drug works, but it may block certain chemicals in the brain related to these conditions. Haloperidol is approved for use in both adults and children.

Haldol is a similar brand-name drug to Haloperidol. Consult with your doctor for more information on these drugs to determine the best treatment for you.

The average Haloperidol price without insurance ranges from between about $25 and $201 for a supply of 100 tablets. Prices vary depending on the dosage, quantity, and pharmacy location.

Haloperidol is a generic drug, and you can use our free OptionRx savings card to receive a discount on either Haloperidol or a similar brand-name drug.

Haloperidol oral tablets are available in the following strengths: 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, and 20 mg. Follow your doctor's instructions for dosage and use of this medication.

There is not a Haloperidol manufacturer coupon or patient assistance program currently available, but you can save on your prescription cost by using our free Haloperidol coupon card. Our customers typically find that they save more by using our coupons instead of manufacturer coupons.