A 35-year-old member asked:
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can pregnant women take haloperidol?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Haldol (haloperidol) in pregnancy: Not advised during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Answered on Mar 21, 2015
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Haloperidol: Haloperidol has a FDA Pregnancy Category C rating. There are newer medications that could be used during pregnancy in lieu of Haloperidol.
Answered on Jul 3, 2020

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Yes: But usually not done as they r both anti psychotics.
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Quick: The onset of action would be expected to be anwhere from about an hour to a couple of days, provided the dose is right.
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