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Nedol 5mg Tablet

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Nedol 5 MG Description

Nedol tablet is a prescription medicine mainly used to treat schizophrenia. Nedol tablet belongs to a class of medicines known as typical antipsychotic medicine and contains haloperidol as an active

ingredient. It primarily acts by blocking the action of some chemical messengers which affect a person's way of thinking and behaviour. Schizophrenia is a serious type of psychotic disorder. A person develops delusion (false and firm belief in something that is not true), hallucinations (a person sees or hears unreal things), dysfunctional behaviour, disordered thinking, and in some cases, suicidal thoughts. Nedol tablet is also used in Tourette's syndrome (characterised by repetitive movements or unwanted sounds called tics).


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ContainsHaloperidol(5.0 Mg)
UsesSchizophrenia, Tourette's syndrome
Side effectsAbnormal body movements, sleepiness, weight gain.
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Uses of Nedol 5 MG

  • Schizophrenia
  • Tourette's syndrome
  • Hallucination because of alcohol withdrawal

Contraindications of Nedol 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to this medication.
  • If you have an uncontrolled seizure disorder.
  • If you have Parkinson's disease.

Side effects of Nedol 5 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Abnormal body movements
  • Loss of body balance
  • Difficult swallowing
  • Shaking of hands or feet
  • Blurring of vision
  • Weight gain
  • Constipation

Precautions and Warnings of Nedol 5 MG



Can I take a Nedol tablet during pregnancy?
You must consult your doctor as some studies have found that Nedol does affect the developing baby.

Breast Feeding

Can I take a Nedol tablet while breastfeeding?
It should not be used if you are breastfeeding as nedol gets secreted in breastmilk and can damage the developing baby.


Can I drive if I have taken a Nedol tablet?
You must avoid driving as Nedol causes drowsiness which affects your ability to operate heavy things or your ability to drive.


Can I consume alcohol with a Nedol tablet?
No, you cannot. Nedol, if used concomitantly with alcohol, can increase the side effects like dizziness, poor concentration and bad judgement.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from serious heart problems like QT prolongation (problem of heart rhythm).
  • You are suffering from hyperthyroidism (a disorder in which your thyroid gland makes an excess of thyroid hormones).
  • You are suffering from glaucoma (an eye disease in which there is excessive fluid production in the eye), as this medicine may further increase the pressure in your eye.
  • You are elderly.
  • You have dementia, and you are elderly.
  • You have breast cancer or a family history of breast cancer.
  • You have high prolactin levels in your blood.
  • You have a breathing disorder.
  • You have any seizure disorder or have a family history of any seizure disorder.
  • You have low potassium levels in your blood.
  • You have low blood pressure.

Mode of Action of Nedol 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Nedol tablet, by virtue of its blocking effect on certain types of dopamine (a chemical messenger in the brain which affects the mood and thoughts of a person) receptors, stabilises mood and thoughts ...
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Directions for Use of Nedol 5 MG

  • Take Nedol tablet as advised by the doctor.
  • Take medicine as a whole, do not crush or chew it.
  • Have it with a glass of water, with or without food.
  • Do not increase or decrease the dose on your own.
  • Don’t stop taking medicine; consult your doctor.
  • Do not take it with other medicines without informing your doctor.

Interactions of Nedol 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • The following medicines should be used with caution while you are on Nedol tablet
  • Quinidine (an antiarrhythmic medicine) may increase the blood levels of haloperidol and can lead to toxicity.
  • Buspirone (used in anxiety disorders) may increase the blood levels of haloperidol and can lead to toxicity.
  • Fluoxetine (used in depression, panic disorder, anxiety disorder etc. ) may increase the blood levels of haloperidol and can lead to toxicity.
  • Carbamazepine (used in seizure disorders) may decrease the blood levels of haloperidol and can lead to treatment failure.
  • Rifampicin (used for the treatment of tuberculosis) decreases the blood levels of haloperidol and can lead to treatment failure.
  • Phenobarbital (used in seizure disorders) decreases haloperidol's blood levels and can lead to treatment failure.

Interactions with food items

  • There are no specific interactions of Nedol tablet with any food. Watch yourself, your mood, and your behaviour after having any particular food. Try to maintain a logbook of different food items you ...
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Storage and disposal of Nedol 5 MG

Store Nedol tablet in a dry place, away from direct sunlight and moisture. Keep it out of reach of children and pets. If the seal is damaged, do not use the medication; take a fresh one with intac...
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Dosage of Nedol 5 MG


The overdose symptoms include nausea, vomiting, dizziness, loss of body balance, coma or even death. Take the person to the hospital as soon as possible or call the emergency helpline.

Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose as early as possible. Do not double the dose. Try to have the medicine at the same time every day so that you don't forget.

Content Details


Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)


Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is Nedol tablet habit forming?

A: No, Nedol is not a habit-forming medicine.

Q: Can Nedol lead to photosensitivity?

A: Yes, it can cause photosensitivity, so try to avoid undue exposure to sunlight and wear protective sunglasses.

Q: Can I take warfarin with Nedol?

A: No, you must not, as Nedol makes warfarin less effective. Consult your doctor to get the best advice.
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Last Updated on: 17 Mar 2022 | 09:28 AM (IST)

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