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What are the side effects of haldol (haloperidol)?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many

Possible side effects include uncontrollable movements, restless feeling, insomnia, anxiety, drowsiness, feelingn you wanna kill someone, weight changes, dry mouth, breast tenderness or enlargement, nipple discharge, menstrual irregularities, photosensitivity.
Possible severe reactions can include seizures, high or low blood pressure, heat stroke, heart rhythm disturbance, and liver damage.

In brief: Many

Possible side effects include uncontrollable movements, restless feeling, insomnia, anxiety, drowsiness, feelingn you wanna kill someone, weight changes, dry mouth, breast tenderness or enlargement, nipple discharge, menstrual irregularities, photosensitivity.
Possible severe reactions can include seizures, high or low blood pressure, heat stroke, heart rhythm disturbance, and liver damage.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry

In brief: Haldol (haloperidol) side effects

Haldol (haloperidol) is used for treating Schizophrenia.
Side effects • Sedation • mask-like face • muscle spasms • restlessness • shuffling walk • stiffnesstrembling and shaking • twisting movements of the body • weakness • Neuroleptic Malignant SyndromeTardive dyskinesia See a Psychiatrist for Diagnosis; discuss benefits and side effects of Haldol (haloperidol), decreasing the dose or discontinuing as necessary

In brief: Haldol (haloperidol) side effects

Haldol (haloperidol) is used for treating Schizophrenia.
Side effects • Sedation • mask-like face • muscle spasms • restlessness • shuffling walk • stiffnesstrembling and shaking • twisting movements of the body • weakness • Neuroleptic Malignant SyndromeTardive dyskinesia See a Psychiatrist for Diagnosis; discuss benefits and side effects of Haldol (haloperidol), decreasing the dose or discontinuing as necessary
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Haldol (haloperidol)

Dry mouth, restlessness (akathisia), muscle stiffness or cramping, tremors, depending on the dose.

In brief: Haldol (haloperidol)

Dry mouth, restlessness (akathisia), muscle stiffness or cramping, tremors, depending on the dose.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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