Haldol 5mg Tablet can also be used for treating psychosis, mania, severe behavior problems in adults and children. It may be taken with or without food, preferably at the same time each day. Take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. This medication mustn’t be stopped suddenly without talking to your doctor as it may worsen your symptoms.
The most common side effects of this medicine include Agitation, insomnia, Extrapyramidal symptoms, muscle spasm, and headache. If any of these side effects bother you or get worse, let your doctor know. They may be able to suggest ways to reduce or prevent the side effects.
Before taking it, inform your doctor if you are suffering from thyroid or kidney problems, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, glaucoma, or any heart problems. You should not take this medicine if you are under the influence of alcohol or any sleep-inducing, cough, and/ or allergy medication. This medicine can also lead to weight gain, eat a healthy balanced diet, avoid snacking with high-calorie food, and exercise regularly.
Uses of Haldol Tablet
Benefits of Haldol Tablet
Side effects of Haldol Tablet
Common side effects of Haldol
- Extrapyramidal symptoms
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
- Muscle spasm
How to use Haldol Tablet
How Haldol Tablet works
If Haldol 5mg Tablet is used, monitor the baby for excessive sleepiness.
However, patients with severe kidney disease may need to be started at a lower dose as it may cause excessive sleepiness in these patients.