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What tranquilizer is most commonly used in psychiatric hospitals to stop bad behavior quickly?

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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry
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In brief: Meds

For anxiety agitation by mouth or injection Ativan aka lorazepam for restlessness, dystonia's eps, by mouth or injection Benadryl or cogentin for psychotic severe agitation by mouth or injection of haldol, zyprexa or Geodon (ziprasidone) etc.

In brief: Meds

For anxiety agitation by mouth or injection Ativan aka lorazepam for restlessness, dystonia's eps, by mouth or injection Benadryl or cogentin for psychotic severe agitation by mouth or injection of haldol, zyprexa or Geodon (ziprasidone) etc.
Dr. Ravi Chand
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Dr. Alan Ali
For rapid tranquilization, Haldol plus Cogentin, Risperdal-M tabs, Vistaril, Zyprexa Zydis.
Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Hospitals

For aggression, injectable haldol, (haloperidol) also rapid acting oral ones like zyprexa zydis or risperdal-m tabs.

In brief: Hospitals

For aggression, injectable haldol, (haloperidol) also rapid acting oral ones like zyprexa zydis or risperdal-m tabs.
Dr. Alan Ali
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