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How can I safely lower a dose of Haldol 5 mg daily tablet?

Posted 22 Nov 2017 by Mimi0808 0 answers

My son takes haldol twice a day, 2 1/2 mg in a.m. and the same before bed but makes him way too drowsy. I called the nurse who said he could cut it to just 2 1/2 mg at bedtime, is it safe to taper it this way? It is for Psychosis from depression.

Is it normal for Haldol to cause slow eye movement and sudden sleeping? I was driving and my eyes?

Posted 26 Jun 2017 by clarthur 1 answer

... were slowly shutting to where I couldn't see or keep my eyes open, and then, I went home to sleep, but then I paced around the house, because I was struggling with being able to lay down with out trembling..I had previously stopped taking it, and restarted it, I felt like a fish. Is that a ...

Where is it safe to inject 200 mg (2cc) of haldol deconate?

Posted 13 Jun 2017 by Bs5051 0 answers

I am a nurse and have a patient that gets this every 2 weeks. Have been giving in buttocks and now he has knots in both sides and are painful. Anywhere else this can be injected?

Haloperidol - Haldol dosage and insomnia?

Posted 28 Apr 2017 by ablueyedsissy 1 answer

I have read so much negative about haldol but found this site that has some positive. Haldol works for my son. He was taking 5 mg a day along with depakote for a year and a half of stabilization and no inpatient hospitalization.Unfortunately he stopped taking it when I told him how good he's ...

Haldol vs thorazine ??? Thoughts ?

Posted 15 Dec 2016 by Danielryan76 0 answers

I'm currently taking 2mg of Haldol at night and don't notice much effect should I ask to increase the dose?

How long does 2mg of haldol last?

Posted 11 Jun 2015 by 5000holes 1 answer

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 effects will be gone soon...

Tardive Dyskinesia - My husband had had td since he stopped taking haldol. With his constant mouth?

Posted 17 Jun 2016 by tam93 1 answer

... movements, I am wondering how he will be able to see a dentist. Do any of them specialize in dealing with movement disorders?

Haloperidol - Does haldol cause weight gain?

Posted 15 Feb 2016 by Paisley P 4 answers

I have been on lithium but now haldol for bipolar with mania and schizoaffective. Was on zyprexa in past and just lost all the weight I gained from it.

Why would Haldol be given to a 72 yr old female after hip replacement surgery when no evidence of?

Posted 15 Apr 2016 by jerrim 0 answers

... dementia present? Someone administered it to me via either pill or iv without my approval and it sent me screaming into LaLa land for 1-1/2 days. Horrible & my family & I have no idea why it was done

I use haldol decanoate 50mg/ml one time in a month. is there a risk of diabete for me?

Posted 22 Jan 2016 by segkab 1 answer

I'm psychosis but m'y doctorat Said i suffer of bipolar désorder ( hypomany )

I was given haldol when I was 12 years old; I'm now nearly 50 and still have episodes of dizziness?

Posted 29 Feb 2016 by JaneBlue 0 answers

I can't remember the dose I was given. Has anyone else had this, and can dizziness as a side effect last this long?

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

Posted 20 Sep 2015 by Carly123 0 answers

... 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 had withdrawal symptoms?

Does haldol make you gain weight?

Posted 5 Mar 2015 by raw123 2 answers

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

Haldol - Sexual behavior in dementia?

Posted 6 Apr 2015 by Ima Scarred 2 answers

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

Posted 29 Aug 2014 by AZlisaH 4 answers

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, ahlziemers, hearing loss, etc but ICU still administered haldol. FDA says dont give it to elderly patients ...

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