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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
30 years experience Psychiatry
Unfortunately Yes: Overdosage of Haldol (haloperidol) is manifested by many of the same side effects experienced only to an intense degree: severe extrapyramical reactio ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Haldol overdose: can be fatal.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nasky
16 years experience Psychiatry
No they are not: Halothane is an inhaled, general anesthesia. Haloperidol (haldol) is an older antipsychotic medication (introduced in 1967) used to treat schizophreni ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Passer
35 years experience Child Psychiatry
No: They are totally different. Haldol (haloperidol) is a first generation, anti-psychotic medication. Halothane is an inhalant used during general anasth ... Read More
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Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes,: they both contain the halogen Fluorine, they both alter your mind, but there are more disimilarities
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Haldol: Per drugs.Com Haldol oral doses for psychosis can be anywhere from 0.5 to 2mg 2 to 3 times per day to up to 100mg/ day in severe cases. An overdose ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
NO: I will be vey careful giving Haldol (haloperidol) without knowing detail history of the situation.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
39 years experience Psychiatry
Just as long as 1st: When you are off meds for over a month, I would expect it to take as long to work as when you first started. You may have the advantage of knowing th ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
35 years experience Neurosurgery
Haldol (haloperidol): Haldol or haloperidol is a drug used primarily to treat psychosis. It has been used for decades and remains an effective drug for a variety of medical ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
Mostly supportive: There is no antidote for an overdose of haldol (haloperidol). If caught acutely, lavage to get as much out of the stomach as possible, plus charcoal ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Antipsychotic?: I think you probably mean "antipsychotic drugs". These medicines can potentially be used for several years. This depends on whether the medicine is st ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Perman
38 years experience Dentistry
Dangerous: Respiratory depression. Not a good idea.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
35 years experience Child Psychiatry
Not wise: Both of the medications you mentioned, seroquel and Haldol (haloperidol) are very potent and can have side-effects. As such, it is not a good idea to ... Read More
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