What is Haldol?
Haloperidol is an antipsychotic medicine. It works by changing the actions of chemicals in your brain.
What is Haldol used for?
Haloperidol is used for treating schizophrenia. It is also used to control motor and speech tics in people with Tourette's syndrome.
What is the most important information about Haldol?
Haldol is not approved for use in psychotic conditions that are related to dementia. It might increase the risk of death in older adults with dementia-related conditions.
How must Haldol be consumed?
It may take several weeks before your symptoms improve. Keep using the medication as directed and tell the doctor if symptoms do not improve.
How to store Haldol?
Store the medicine at a normal room temperature away from the reach of moisture, heat, and light. Do not allow liquid medicine to freeze.
Why is Haldol prescribed to patients?
Haldol is used for treating schizophrenia, acute psychosis, and for tics and vocal utterances of Tourette's syndrome.