Haloperidol Tablets I.P. 0.25 mg


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Haloperidol tablets are used to help people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and behavioural problems that affect their ability to think, feel, and act normally. This medicine is in the group of drugs called Antipsychotics. It helps people with Huntington’s disease and Tourette’s syndrome which involve nerve cell degeneration and unwanted sounds or movements. The medicine stops dopamine, a chemical in the brain that controls thoughts and feelings.

This medicine makes you think better, feel less worried, and do things in your daily life. It can also help stop people who want to hurt themselves from ending their lives. It also makes people less angry and less likely to want to hurt others. Haloperidol can help reduce bad thoughts and seeing things that aren’t there. It can also control sudden movements and outbursts of words/sounds in people with Tourette’s syndrome. Haloperidol is used for terrible behaviour problems in very active children when other treatments or medications have not helped.

How To Use Haloperidol Tablets

To take Haloperidol tablets, here are some basic directions to follow:

  • Before you start taking Haloperidol tablets, make sure to read the information that your doctor or pharmacist gives you.
  • Take Haloperidol tablets as directed by your doctor. Take the right amount of medicine, neither too much nor too little.
  • Swallow the pill with a glass of water without chewing it. This medicine should not be crushed, chewed, or broken unless your doctor tells you to.
  • You can take Haloperidol tablets with or without food, but it’s best to take them the same way every time.
  • If you forget to take your medicine, take it as soon as you remember. But if it’s almost time for your next dose, don’t take the missed dose and just stick to your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not suddenly stop taking Haloperidol pills without talking to your doctor first, because it can make you feel sick. If you want to stop taking the medicine, your doctor will tell you how to slowly take less of it.
  • If you have any problems or worries about the medicine you are taking, talk to your doctor for help.

Benefits Of Haloperidol Tablets

Here are some ways Haloperidol tablets might help you:

Treatment for Psychotic Disorders: Haloperidol tablets are often given by doctors to help with symptoms of psychotic disorders like schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder. It helps reduce seeing or hearing things that aren’t real, believing things that aren’t true, and having trouble thinking clearly.

Managing agitation and aggression: Haloperidol tablets can help control violent and aggressive behaviour linked to certain mental health conditions.

Treatment for Tourette Syndrome: Haloperidol tablets can help make tics and other symptoms of Tourette syndrome less severe.

Avoiding Nausea and vomiting: Sometimes, Haloperidol pills can be used to stop or treat feeling sick and throwing up caused by chemotherapy or other medications.

Emergency sedation: Haloperidol tablets can be used to quickly calm someone down in urgent situations.

Side Effects Of Haloperidol Tablets

There are some side effects that are not that serious but can appear by the improper use of these tablets and those are: 

  • Agitation
  • Trouble resting or sleepiness
  • Migraine
  • Daydreams (a wrong conviction approximately the things which are not there)
  • Mental trips (recognition of feeling, seeing, and hearing things that are not there)
  • Depression
  • Unusual muscle pressure
  • Dizziness, counting sitting or standing up
  • Quick or upward-eye developments, wild-eye developments
  • Blurred vision
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Sickness
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation

Precautions Of Haloperidol Tablets

  • Do not drink alcohol while taking Haloperidol Tablets because it can react with the medicine and cause bad side effects.
  • Do not use Haloperidol Tablets if you are pregnant or breastfeeding without talking to a doctor first.
  • Keep the Haloperidol Tablets in a cool, dry place and out of direct sunlight.
  • Don’t drive or do anything that needs concentration because Haloperidol Tablets can make you feel dizzy, sleepy, or have trouble seeing.
  • Do what your doctor says with the medicine and don’t take too much.