Haloperidol ( Haldol, Haldol Decanoate, Halperon )

Haloperidol ( Haldol, Haldol Decanoate, Halperon )
( In Canada ( Apo-Haloperidol,Haldol LA, Novo-Peridol, Peridol, PMS-Haloperidol )

Haloperidol ( Haldol, Haldol Decanoate,Halperon ) is an antipsychotic drug of high-potency, strong tranquilizer.Haloperidol ( Haldol,Haldol Decanoate, Halperon ) is used in the treatment of acute psychosis, acute schizophrenia, manic phases,to control aggression,to control agitation, disorganized and psychotic thinking.It may also be used to help treat false perceptions. (E.g. hallucinations or delusions) or in the treatment of Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome. This drug however is more likely to cause movement side effects like Tardive Dyskinesia, then most other antipsychotic drugs. Generally accepted uses ( but not FDA approved ) include: adjuvant for in chronic pain,control vomiting from chemotherapy, ease refractory sneezing,control refractory hiccups,lessen delirium from LSD flashbacks,lessen delirium from phencyclidine intoxication,or may be helpful in autistic persons.

How it works: Blocks dopamine.

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