HALOSTEN 10 is used in the treatment of certain mental/mood disorders (such as schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorders). It helps you to think more evidently, feel less nervous, and take part in everyday life. It can also help prevent suicidal thoughts in people who are likely to harm themselves. It also helps in reducing aggression and the desire to hurt others.
It can help in the reduction of negative thoughts and hallucinations. Haloperidol can also be used in the treatment of uncontrolled movements and outbursts of words/sounds related to Tourette’s syndrome. Haloperidol is also used for severe behavior problems in hyperactive children when other treatments or medications have not worked. Haloperidol is a psychiatric medication that works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural substances in the brain (neurotransmitters).
Uses of Haloperidol
- Haloperidol is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
Directions of use
- Read the label carefully and follow the instructions.
- Consulting with the doctor before taking medicine is compulsory but if not possible, follow the label guidelines to consume the drug.
- Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor.
- Daily Dose is based on your medical condition and response to therapy.
- Use this medicine on a regular basis in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same time each day.
- Do not stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor. Some conditions may become worse when the drug is suddenly stopped. Your dose may need to be gradually reduced.
- Do consult with your doctor if you are allergic to any medicine. Allergic rections can have adverse effects. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
- Also tell your doctor if you are taking any supplements, as this can interact with your medicine.
- Tell your doctor about your medical history, chiefly a certain severe nervous system problem (severe CNS depression), Parkinson’s disease, bipolar disorder, difficulty urinating (for example, due to prostate problems), glaucoma, heart problems (such as angina), overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), seizures, low white blood cell count.
- Tell your doctor regarding heart problems (heart failure, slow heartbeat, QT prolongation in the EKG), a family history of certain heart problems, or sudden cardiac death).
- Talk to your doctor if you encounter Dizziness, lightheadedness, drowsiness, difficulty urinating, sleep disturbances, headache, and anxiety.
- Try to get up slowly when changing from a sitting or lying position as there is a risk of falling due to dizziness.
- Confer your doctor if you undergo any muscle spasm/stiffness, shaking (tremor), restlessness, mask-like facial expression, or drooling. These side effects can be altered by changing the medicine referred by the doctor.
Ques. Is this a controlled drug?
Ans. No, It is not a controlled drug.
Ques. Is HALOSTEN 10, benzo, or a neuroleptic or MAOI?
Ans. It is an antipsychotic. It blocks the action of dopamine receptors in the brain, which lowers the unreasonable dopamine activity in the brain.
Ques. Is Haloperidol used for nausea?
Ans. No, it is not used for nausea.
Ques. Is this medicine a sedative/that makes you sleepy?
Ans. Yes, It can cause sleepiness.