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Haldol 5mg Tablets

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Haldol 5 MG Description

Haldol 5 mg Tablet treats schizophrenia (a psychological disorder in which an individual develops unreal behavior and thoughts). It works by preventing chemical messenger dopamine from influencing em

otions and moods in the brain. Mania, psychosis, and serious behavioral issues in children and adults can all be treated with Haldol 5 mg Tablet. It can be taken without or with food, and it's best if you take it at the same time every day. This helps in maintaining a constant level of medication in the body. Agitation, sleeplessness, extrapyramidal symptoms, muscle spasms, and headaches are this medication's most prevalent side effects. Let the doctor know if either of these adverse effects bothers you or become worse. They might advise you on ways to lessen or avoid the adverse effects.


Product Summary

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ContainsHaloperidol(5.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Suicidal prevention, Tourette Syndrome (a neurodevelopmental condition characterized by repetitive, uncontrolled movements)
Side effectsBlank facial expressions, Breast pain or enlargement, Difficulty staying asleep or falling asleep, loss of appetite, Missed periods
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Uses of Haldol 5 MG

  • Schizophrenia
  • Suicidal prevention
  • Tourette Syndrome (a neurodevelopmental condition with repetitive, uncontrolled movements)

Contraindications of Haldol 5 MG

  • Haldol 5 mg tablet is contraindicated in the following:
  • If a patient has breast cancer
  • If there is a decreased level of thyroid hormone
  • If the lung function is decreased
  • If a person has blood pressure
  • If you have a present or history of seizures
  • If you have central nervous system depression
  • If you suffer from thyrotoxic crisis (increased release of thyroid hormones)

Side effects of Haldol 5 MG

  • Blank facial expressions
  • Breast pain or enlargement
  • Difficulty staying asleep or falling asleep
  • Increased sexual desire
  • Loss of appetite
  • Missed menstrual periods

Precautions and Warnings of Haldol 5 MG



Can I take Haldol 5 mg Tab during pregnancy?
The use of Haldol 5 mg tablets throughout pregnancy may be dangerous. Animal research has demonstrated negative effects on the growing foetus, despite the lack of human studies. Please seek medical advice.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Haldol 5 mg Tab while breastfeeding?
It is most likely unsafe to consume Haldol 5 mg tablets while nursing. According to limited human research, the medicine may pass into breast milk and harm the newborn. If you're using Haldol 5 mg tablets, keep an eye on your baby for signs of excessive sleepiness. Please seek medical advice.


Can I drive if I have taken Haldol 5 mg Tab?
Avoid driving or engaging in risky activities until you better understand the ways this medicine may affect you. Injuries, fractures, and other accidents can occur due to dizziness or sleepiness.


Can I consume alcohol with Haldol 5 mg Tab?
While taking Haldol, you should avoid or limit your alcohol consumption. Haldol affects the nervous and has side effects such as dizziness, sleepiness, and difficulties concentrating, which can be exacerbated by alcohol. Several individuals may also have difficulty thinking and making decisions.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • If you are hypersensitive to Haldol 5 mg tablets or any other medicine
  • If you are suffering from Parkinson's disease (a nervous system condition that causes problems with movement, muscular control, and equilibrium) or have previously had it
  • If you are undergoing surgery, especially dental surgery

Mode of Action of Haldol 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Haldol 5 mg Tablet is an antipsychotic medication with Haloperidol as its active ingredient. It acts by inhibiting dopamine in some regions of the brain. Dopamine is a chemical messenger in the brain ...
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Directions for Use of Haldol 5 MG

  • Follow your doctor's instructions on the dosage and duration of this medication. Take it all in at once. It should not be chewed, crushed, or broken
  • Never consume more than the recommended dosage
  • Even if you start feeling better, keep taking medicine. Do not discontinue taking Haldol 5 mg without first consulting your physician

Interactions of Haldol 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Haldol 5 mg Tab should not be taken with antibiotics, such as erythromycin. Combining these medications can adversely affect heart rhythm, specifically QT prolongation.
  • Haldol 5 mg Tab should not be taken with some antimanic agents such as lithium. Combining these medications can cause coma and encephalopathy (a disorder of the brain).
  • Haldol 5 mg Tab should not be taken with some antiarrhythmic medications such as quinidine. Combining these medications can cause an increase in plasma Haldol levels.
  • Haldol 5 mg Tab should not be taken with rifampicin. Combining these medications can cause a decrease in plasma Haldol levels.

Interactions with food items

  • Haldol 5 mg Tab should not be taken with coffee and tea. When combined with Haldol 5 mg, both nicotine and caffeine cause significant chemical alterations in postsynaptic density locations.

Storage and disposal of Haldol 5 MG

Keep this medicine tightly wrapped in the packaging it was received in and out of the hands of children. It should be kept at room temperature, free from moisture and heat (not in the washroom). Unle...
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Dosage of Haldol 5 MG


Signs of an overdose include difficulty breathing, dizziness, drowsiness, muscle jerking, trembling, stiffness, unusual weakness or tiredness, uncontrolled movements, and loss of consciousness. If you...
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Missed a Dose

If you forget the dosage of this prescription, you should call your doctor right away. You should not take two doses together to make up for the skipped dosage.

Content Details


Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should I monitor while taking Haldol 5 mg tablet?

A: The ECG (Electrocardiogram) should be checked for arrhythmias and QTc prolongation if a Haldol 5 mg tablet is administered. Hypotension (low blood pressure) and tachycardia(fast heartbeat) have been documented in rare cases.

Q: Is Haldol used to help people who are near the end of their lives?

A: Though Haldol has been labelled as a ‘bad’ medication. It is one of 20 critical treatments in end-of-life treatment. It is the medicine of choice in care for the therapy of delirium and terminal agitation.

Q: Is it possible for me to get dependent on Haldol 5 mg

A: You may get dependent on Haldol 5 mg if used for a long duration and in large doses. It is important to consume Haldol 5 mg in doses and for the duration prescribed by the doctor. Consult your physician if you feel like you have dependent on the medicine.
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Last Updated on: 08 Mar 2022 | 03:11 PM (IST)
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