A 67-year-old female asked about a 67-year-old female:
How long does haloperdol remain in system after stopped? side effects remain shuffling feet, leg weakness
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Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Cannot say in: your particular case, AND...
while the medicines blood levels go away in 1 or a few days, it's changes on the control of movement can often be permanent (tardive dyskinesia is the name for the change in movement associated with long term use of haloperidol and similar medications).
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Last updated May 2, 2015
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