Haloperidol is a prescription medication that is used to treat schizophrenia and to control speech and motor tics in patients that have Tourette’s syndrome. Haloperidol is an antipsychotic medication and works by restoring the balance of neurotransmitters within the brain.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of haloperidol include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of haloperidol.
What should I do if I miss a dose of haloperidol?
If you miss a dose of haloperidol, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of haloperidol?
Haloperidol is available in strengths of 0.5mg and 1mg.