haloperidol

Adult
Uses
  • delusions
  • hallucinations
  • dementia (available on site)
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • severe toxic CNS depression, comatose states, Parkinson's disease, dementia-related psychosis
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • delirium
  • confusion
  • anticholinergic
  • sedation
  • extrapyramidal symptoms (EPSs)
  • neuropleptic malignant syndrome
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
0.25mg; 0.25-0.5mg twice or three time a day
Monitoring
  • blood pressure
  • clinical worsening and suicidal risk
  • electrolytes
Source of Suggestion