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Haloperidol for sedation

Premium Questions

Dr.  Ajay Panwar MD

My Father-in-law was just prescribed Haloperidol 1MG. 2 tablets a night. It seems to help with his clarity-but not his sleep. Is there anything we can ask his doctor to prescribe to actually get him asleep ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ajay Panwar ( Neurologist)
Dr.   Srikanth Reddy MD

I ve been told that haloperidol is effective in treating delirium but has the disadvantage ... to swallow, so it would have to be an IV, S/C, or IM administration. Also, is a dosage of haloperidol 0.25 mg ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Srikanth Reddy ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Ram Choudhary MD

Dear Doctor, I've been told that the use of haloperidol is associated with an increased risk of stroke . Is O.25 mg IM haloperidol every 9 hours for delirium relatively safe in this regard ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ram Choudhary ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Ilir Sharka MD

that haloperidol can cause sudden death through affecting the qt interval of the heart, however are there any other ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ilir Sharka ( Cardiologist)
Dr. Ilir Sharka MD

!! Anyway to continue with our question… You said that people have an “idiosyncratic reaction to haloperidol ... any bad reaction that you never will? One side effect I have read about for haloperidol and... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ilir Sharka ( Cardiologist)

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Dr. Preeti Parakh MD

diagnozed acute psychosis. On chlorpromazine 100mg 1-1-1 and haloperidol 5mg 1-0-1 parkin 1-1-1 and nitrazepam 10mg 0-0-1. Is it advisable to take chlorpromazine with haloperidol along with nitrazepam?... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Preeti Parakh ( Addiction Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Prabhash Verma MD

Hi doctor, My mother had cholelithiasis since 2 years and she is under treatment.sometimes she feel some chest discomfort also..so the docter suggested to take ecg and in that they find little variation and following tht... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prabhash Verma ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Akhilesh Dubey MD

Hi Doctor I am new immigrant to Canada.these days i am taking a course at private career college, so i want need about adult dosage ,side effects ,and interactions about oral Haloperidol .for my ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhilesh Dubey ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar MD

My brother is being treated for schizophrenia with haloperidol 2mg tablets and benzhexol 2mg tablets, both 3times/day. And he sleeps daily on the average of 16 - 17 hours. In addition to that he has ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jonas Sundarakumar ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.  Akhtarhusain MD

My mother has AF and takes Xarelto 15 mg the doctor recently prescribed haloperdol 0.5 because she has dementia alzheimer s and is also taking Lorozepan 2 mg at night and 1 mg at noon. Can Haloperdol affect her AF?... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusain ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Krunal Modi MD

Hello, Welcome. Chlorpromazine appears to be the drug of choice. Haloperidol and metoclopramide have been used successfully. Several anticonvulsant agents (eg, phenytoin, valproic acid, and carbamazepine) have also...

Dr. Manisha Gopal MD

David, you should meet a psychiatrist, get your self interviewed in detail and then move ahead with trematent. I usually get good results with haloperidol in such cases, but I think as you have anxiety, I feel that...