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A 42-year-old member asked:

Can haloperidol affect my ability to study and concentrate?

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Dr. Mark Shukhman
Psychiatry 32 years experience
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, this medication can help. Otherwise, if you are not suffering from schizophrenia, it will affect you negatively. People describe themselves as having "cotton brain" while on this medication.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali commented
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Also depends on the dose
Aug 25, 2012

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Can haloperidol affect my study?

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Dr. Mark Shukhman
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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, this medication can help. Otherwise, if you are not suffering from schizophrenia, it will affect you negatively. People describe themselves as having "cotton brain" while on this medication.

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