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My boyfriend was recently prescribed to haldol (haloperidol) and I am scared about why he was prescribed that medication?
Yes, several: Depending on the type of side effects you're experiencing, medications such as Artane and Cogentin (benztropine) could be helpful. Please see your psychiatrist for an evaluation for these difficulties, since that would be the best source of evaluation and help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on SE: Several medications are used with Haldol (haloperidol) to reduce side effects. Most commonly, the biggest problem is what are call eprs (extrapyramical resactions). Anticholinergics are highly beneficial, and a commonly used one is benztropine (cogentin). Agitation also sometimes occurs as a side-effect, and a benzodizaapine such as Lorazepam (ativan) can help with that. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Haldol (haloperidol) and zoloft. My wife is taking haldol (haloperidol) and zolft. Her eyes roll in her head. She is out of it. And she freezes like a heroin addict. Is this a side effect from the medication.
Talk to her doctor!: Haldol (haloperidol) can cause involuntary muscle movements and periods where people seem to be mute or "frozen." this is a potentially serious side effect, and if the Haldol (haloperidol) is continued can lead to it becoming permanent. Zoloft is unlikely to be involved, but an interaction is possible. Talk to the prescriber immediately! most doctors tell their patients to tell them about side effects, not go to internet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 conditions. There are many potential side effects including tardive dyskinesia and the symptoms increase with increasing dosages. Discuss with your medical doctor the benefits, risks and alternative options to haldol. ...Read more
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 take any more of these medications (or really any more of any other prescribed medications for that matter) than your doctor has prescribed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there an drug interaction with Haldol, (haloperidol) Olanzapine, Zyprexa and the antidepressant Wellbutrin?
Yes there are: Zyprexa (olanzapine) is the trade name for Olanzapine so you only have 3 unique drugs listed though some would argue that brand & generic named drugs are technically 2 distinct forms of chemical compounds. There are several SIGNIFICANT reactions (heart rhythm, sedation, neurological issues) that could occur with these drugs so you should talk things over with your doctor if there are concerns or side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer