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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Haldol (haloperidol): Is an old antipsychotic agent that blocks Dopamine receptors in the brain & releaves psychotic symptoms.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Shukhman
30 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Depends on condition: Haloperidol is used for psychosis. If you cannot study because you are hearing voices or your thoughts are so scattered that you can't stay on topic, ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Depends...: Therapeautic effects are decreased paranoia, decreased voices and calming effects. Side effects are sedation, tremor, feelinig flat. So the effect d ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Psychosis: Haldol (haloperidol) is a very powerful antipsychotic. It has the potential for many short term and potentially permanent side effects. There are many ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vita
Specializes in Psychiatry
Haloperidol...: ...or Haldol is a "first-generation" or "typical" antipsychotic originally developed for schizophrenia, where patients have lost touch with reality, h ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Haldol (haloperidol) is: a neuroleptic. It's principal indication is psychosis.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
43 years experience in Psychiatry
Same drug 4psychosis: Haldol (haloperidol) or haliperidol is a conventioan antipsychotic. prescribed for psychotic disorders,Tics/Vocal tics in Tourette's Disorder. Secon ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Haldol (haloperidol) action: Haloperidol is a typical butyrophenone type antipsychotic that exhibits high affinity Dopamine d2 receptor antagonism and slow receptor dissociation k ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Dystonia: The person can have painful muscle spasms, twisting muscular postures, arching or extension of the back, eyes going back in the head, neck spasms, ton ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Austina Cho
25 years experience in Psychiatry
7.5 days to 6 months: The half-life of Haldol (haloperidol) can vary from 1.5 days to more than 30 days, especially in those taking Haldol (haloperidol) decanoate, the long ... Read More

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