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Haldol - I need to reduce my doses of haloperidol. I tried as the Dr suggested, to reduce by 5mg?

... from 20mg. I suffered terrible agitation and retook it. I then reduced by 1.5mg and also got really agitated. I am now planning to reduce by 0.25mg to see if this is manageable. Has anyone else ...

Posted 20 Sep 2015 0 answers

How long does 2mg of haldol last?

How long do the effects of 2mg of haldol last? Is 2mg an average dose? I took it for the first time today and it's really anxiety producing, yet it empties my head. Just hoping the initial ...

Posted 11 Jun 2015 1 answer

My brother who has dimentia was given Haldol at an RCF without the guardian's permission?

He ended up in the hospital for 3 days with MNS. What are our legal options against the facility.

Posted 24 Apr 2015 0 answers

Haldol - Sexual behavior in dementia?

Posted 6 Apr 2015 2 answers

Does haldol make you gain weight?

Dr wants me to try it to slow my racing mind (mania). Currently taking gabapentin quentipin topiramate clolazapin

Posted 5 Mar 2015 2 answers

What is the normal color for haldol deconate in a 5ml vial?

1 ml vials have a very light (barely detectable), pink hue. 5 ml vial was almost an amber color. Medication was not administered

Posted 3 Dec 2014 1 answer

Is there liability for administering haldol to a post op ICU elderly patient with dementia?

They say dad was agitated so they gave him haldol. After FDA recommendations why would haldol be given to my 80+yr old father in post op ICU. He had been previously diagnosed with dementia, ...

Posted 29 Aug 2014 2 answers

Why would haldol be given to a paTIENT WITHDEMENTIA??

heSHOWED AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOUR but wouldn,t another drug been better..

Posted 21 Aug 2014 1 answer


How long does it take for prolixin to work? My dr just prescribed 5 mg day?

Was on 5 mg haldol it worked but the side effects were gastronomical. He also prescribed doxipan for sleep but I lost the script have to wait til monday to reach him. I have schizoaffective disorder ...

Posted 14 Jun 2014 1 answer

Haldol for Migraine causing Tardive Dyskenisia?

I was given Haldol for a migraine back in august and the next day wound up back in the doctor because I was shaking and my muscles were spasming so badly I couldn't stand. The doctor told me ...

Posted 7 Mar 2014 2 answers

Is it safe to treat a patient with several anxiety medications at the same time?

My sister is taking Haldol, Celexa, Risperdal and Depakote at the same time. She is very lathargic and unresponsive.

Posted 11 Dec 2013 1 answer

Can wellbutrin alone heighten mood swings?

I was on both Haldol and Wellbutrin. I was recently taken off Haldol and now I feel as if I get angrier easier and I seem to be crying more often. Can this be because I'm now taking Wellbutrin ...

Posted 15 Aug 2012 2 answers

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