Haloperidol is an active component and sold under the same brand name. It is indicated for the treatment of a range of disruptive disorders, behavior problems, and motion problems. This effective medication is manufactured by Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, LLC, one of the fastest growing pharmaceutical companies. It is made available for the oral consumption and dosages like 0.5 mg, 2 mg, and 5 mg.
Manufacturer: Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, LLC
Active Ingredient: This brand medicine is composed of ingredient Haloperidol. It is an antipsychotic, neuroleptic and antiemetic drug. It works by blocking postsynaptic dopamine receptors in the mesolimbic system of the brain so as to eliminate dopamine neurotransmission. This leads to antidelusionary and antihallucinagenic effects. This drug is an antipsychotic factor used to treat acute and chronic psychosis.
Indications: This medication is approved for the treatment of a range of disruptive disorders, behavior problems, and motion problems. It can be used to treat manifestations of psychotic disorders control of facial muscle spasms and voice disturbances of Tourette syndrome. It treats severe behavior problems in children with combative, explosive hyperexcitability. It is recommended in hyperactive children who show excessive activity with accompanying conduct disorders.
Action Mechanism: This particular medication acts as antipsychotics on the brain chemical dopamine. Reducing dopamine may help treat psychosis. Haloperidol blocks actions of other brain chemicals weakly. This drug manages the aspects of certain mental disorders, like combativeness, explosiveness or over-excitability, excessive movement, impulsiveness, trouble paying attention, and mood swings.
Dosages: This medication is available as a conventional tablet form in dosages as mentioned below:
- 0.5 mg: It should be taken with or without food, or as directed by the doctor
- 2 mg: Consume this tablet as mentioned in the prescription by the doctor, do not go against it
- 5 mg: It is to be administered with or without food as advised by the doctor
Given medicine can reduce sweating and increases the risk of getting heatstroke. Avoid hard work and exercise in hot weather.