• severe
  • Haloperidol is effective for the treatment of severe behavior problems in children of combative, explosive hyperexcitability (which cannot be accounted for by immediate provocation). (nih.gov)
  • Haloperidol is contraindicated in severe toxic central nervous system depression or comatose states from any cause and in individuals who are hypersensitive to this drug or have Parkinson's disease. (nih.gov)
  • Symptoms
  • Haloperidol is also effective in the short-term treatment of hyperactive children who show excessive motor activity with accompanying conduct disorders consisting of some or all of the following symptoms: impulsivity, difficulty sustaining attention, aggressivity, mood lability, and poor frustration tolerance. (nih.gov)
  • Haloperidol may help some or all of these symptoms. (nami.org)
  • Do not stop using haloperidol suddenly , or you could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. (wellspan.org)
  • Physicians have found that there is great variability in the amount of haloperidol required to control symptoms. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The goal of therapy is to use the smallest amount of haloperidol that will control symptoms. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Haloperidol use may lead to the development of symptoms that resemble Parkinson's disease, but that are not caused by Parkinson's. (encyclopedia.com)
  • patients
  • Cases of sudden death, QT-prolongation, and Torsades de Pointes have been reported in patients receiving haloperidol. (nih.gov)
  • drug
  • Depot forms of haloperidol are also available, which involves the drug being deeply injected into the bodily tissue where it can be slowly released into the body over a period of weeks. (news-medical.net)
  • my doctor decided not to give me the Haloperidol after the reaction I had and to be honest I am so glad he didn't I was really not wanting to try this drug. (drugs.com)
  • Haloperidol also interferes with the action of the anticoagulant (blood-thinning) drug phenindione. (encyclopedia.com)
  • side
  • Using haloperidol together with divalproex sodium may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. (drugs.com)
  • less
  • It was 13% more effective than lurasidone and iloperidone, approximately as effective as ziprasidone and asenapine, and 12-16% less effective than haloperidol, quetiapine, and aripiprazole. (wikipedia.org)