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General Health board
  1. Cystic fibrosis, or withdrawal and extreme anxiety? 13th January 2008
    ... think I'm being a little nutty and gave me a shot of haldol for anxiety. So is it more likely that I may have...

  2. Hi, what is up with this lady? 3rd May 2006
    ... typical or atypical antipsychotics such as haloperidol ( Haldol ) and droperidol, olanzapine (Zyprexa) SSRIs, such...

  3. Sundowner question 1st February 2005
    ... as "Sundowner Syndrome"". Beware of the use of Haldol or similar and/or Thorazine, many elderly people die...
    ... as "Sundowner Syndrome"". Beware of the use of Haldol or similar and/or Thorazine, many elderly people die...

ADD - Attention Deficit Disorder board
  1. anyone experience meds making things worse 13th March 2006
    ... decided to try the meds. nik was prescribed clonidine, haldol , and something else. the tics were suppressed, but...

  2. ADHD & OCD 10 yr. old son- Out of Control 7th May 2004
    ... with my son! So, the doctor decided to put him on Haldol , which is a psychotropic med they give to schizophrenics ... see him that way and he couldn't either. Hence the Haldol . So when we found him floating in his cereal like...

  3. HELP! Is this normal? 3rd March 2004
    ... figured it was psychological..and crammed trazodone, haldol , and halcion down my throat when i was 10 years old...

Addiction & Recovery board
  1. HELP! Son hooked on Percs! 29th November 2007
    ... the hospital overnight with 5 shots of ativan and haldol to calm him down...hes been off drugs all this week...

  2. cold turkey; whats the best way? 31st August 2007
    ... anti depressent..And then you mention Haleperidol or HALDOL ..Haldol's MAIN and usual use is to treat schizophrenia ... help" with withdrawals..Happen to see home doxepin or haldol in their granny's medicine cabinet and decide to self...

  3. Who has done hospital detox successfully? 1st March 2004
    ... still wasn't alseep by Sunday night they gave her Haldol ? even this didn't work. Finally after a double...

  4. Boyfriend addicted? (xanax/fiorcet) 29th January 2003
    ... confused, so I had to receive an injection first of Haldol , and then I could swallow pills, so I was given a...

Aging Issues board
  1. Father dying? Has anyone seen these symptoms? 22nd July 2003
    ... overnight) -- and it was attributed to too high a dose of Haldol . Again, he recovered almost completely after discontinuing...

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board
  1. Antipsychotic drugs again 28th January 2008
    ... am having her physician do a gradual withdrawal of Haldol (see interactions below), I ask myself if a patient ... I ask for the withdrawal due to lucid patients on Haldol described it as "chemical torture from within." ... reported in association with the administration of HALDOL . The nature of the evidence makes it impossible to ... determine definitively what role, if any, HALDOL played in the outcome of the reported cases. The possibilit ... y that HALDOL caused death cannot, of course, be excluded, but it...

  2. what would happen if alzheimer was left untreated 23rd January 2008
    ... five of her meds and now getting rid of the sixth - Haldol - and I'll keep trying to decrease or end the others...

  3. Update on my mom - please advise 18th January 2008
    ... got another physician - now we're down to six and Haldol (the chemical torture drug) is gradually being withdrawn...

  4. Mom's A Wanderer 18th January 2008
    ... having her weaned off of the chemical torture drug Haldol after I changed her physician. There are other medications ... assistant can prescribe so you can tell them HELL NO to Haldol . You should get a copy of all the drugs that are...

  5. Unrelenting screaming 22nd December 2007
    ... 24/7 and I'm beginning to burn out. Despite trying Haldol , Respiridol, and a few other anti-psychotic drugs...

  6. Home Care - When is it needed? 16th December 2007
    ... warehoused' in a ALF. Check with her physician Haldol is a prescription for Hallucinations and Namenda...

  7. Geriatric Psychiatric Hospital 18th January 2007
    ... discussing this fact with the doctor, he placed him on Haldol which also did not work. Now we are bAck where we...
    ... screaming, fighting mess. The psych ward also had her on Haldol , but after I investigated it there were way too many...

  8. No Sleep? What now? 2nd January 2007
    ... sleep for 4 daays and they were giving her ambien haldol and other things but to no avail. she would not sleep...

  9. Something to ponder 2nd September 2006
    ... begging me to take her home; the hospital gave her HALDOL which left her unable to walk for a week. They bloodied...

  10. Seeing Bugs - Just this past week!!! 14th May 2006
    ... know. another thought i have is that i've heard Haldol helps minimize psychoses associated with AD (seeing...
    ... Hi Sue, Thanks for the haldol information. Ya know, he is on a lot medicines, but...

  11. So worried about my mom... 30th April 2006
    ... anything else? In the hosp they gave her one dose of Haldol (I asked them to switch to Seroquel b/c Haldol so...

  12. How to choose meds? 15th April 2006
    ... he didn't want her on a benzo so he switched her to Haldol - seemed extreme to me but he said it would really...
    ... Hi Sue, Haldol used to be the big gun (talking 20 years), but that...
    ... no matter what, never let them give your loved one Haldol because that turns them into a zombie. Then I read...

  13. Physical Therapy and Dementia?? 13th April 2006
    ... t like benzodiazapenes for dementia so prescribed Haldol . She seemed okay on it last night but still wouldn ... discharge worker said they'd accept Risperdol but not Haldol , but the NH I spoke to said 'none'. Where would...

  14. Robbed of Some Good Weeks....Help 19th July 2005
    ... the Med-Surg unit, where they kept him dosed up with Haldol , even after I expressed my disbelief in that drug ... geriatric pysch unit on Friday afternoon, he has had no Haldol . As he struggles to get the Haldol out of his system ... just can't help but think that all of that trauma and HALDOL pushed him along faster! A few weeks may not seem...
    ... the reason he went there? If I am not mistakern, Haldol is a psychological drug, an anti psychotic .. what ... gradually improve? He may be allergic to something in that Haldol .. or it just confused his poor head even more. ...
    ... your father can get back to his recent normal as the Haldol leaves his system, as time passes, and as he returns...
    ... I looked up Haldol to check on side affects and such. Haldol may cause ... this information on but it's easy to find. Look up Haldol and then look up Tardive Dyskinesia. I've heard ... a lot of bad things about Haldol . You were absolutely correct in not wanting it to...

  15. Monday Was the Worst Day of My Life 13th July 2005
    ... snapped then, and he became combative. He was then given HALDOL -which never worked before and certainly didn't work ... We could not keep him in bed...they gave him more Haldol . He was falling asleep on the bedside commode, but...
    ... record be marked so everyone knows from the start that Haldol doesn't help and may make things worse. Call and...

  16. consumed with worry 11th July 2005
    ... everything that she has been given to help calm her down - haldol being one of them - and the moving from one hospital...

  17. Need Advice on Medications 19th April 2005
    ... -- that made him worse. Now they have put him on Haldol and we're not happy with it. Oh he's calmer alright ... back to the doctor yesterday and he took him off the Haldol for a few days until he becomes agitated again then...
    ... honest with you, I would be upset if that were my dad. Haldol is a drug that should be started at the lowest dose ... possible that the tremors were caused by too much Haldol . If they want to try it again, I would make certain...
    ... be on something because he's "a danger". The haldol has been stopped for a few days then when he goes...
    ... problem at her worst. Is there a way to adjust the Haldol dose so he gets less? Maybe half the usual dose would...
    ... like the idea of drugs either; once they gave him Haldol because they said he got defiant and punched the nurse...
    ... off all meds but I think that they will restart the haldol today. Does anyone know of another form of sedative...

  18. Very Agitated Alzheimers 28th November 2002
    ... My gentleman is now on haldol and it seems to be helping him settle down and relaxing...

  19. Carepartner help (caregiver) 12th November 2002
    ... Is used with many patients.I wouldn't want to be on Haldol as In many people It makes them very hyper,I have...
    ... The Dr. did place him on Haldol and for the moment it is working. Next week, he may...

  20. Down Syndromw 29th March 2001
    ... doctor about putting the member on a seditive like haldol or a sleeping agent like ambian which has very few...

Autism board
  1. Luvox or other meds.. 20th January 2003
    ... it seems to me) He has been on dexedrine, ritalin, haldol , prozac, anafranil, zyprexa, etc. All have side effects...

Bipolar Disorder board
  1. For my darling son... 4th April 2007
    ... a temporary psychosis. They started him off on Haldol - I know this is one of the older medicines, it was ... cost. It seems they have to try the older cheaper Haldol first because the health insurance won't pay the diffrence...
    ... is feeling better on the Zyprexa and is now off the Haldol . Keep us updated....it must be so difficult being...
    ... up actually is noted to work more effectively than Haldol does in terms of addressing psychosis. So it may...
    ... would say about 70/80%...he still gets a low dose of Haldol in the evening at about 7 and goes to bed straight...

  2. Our Bipolar Kids ~ Finding the Light--Take 2 11th March 2007
    ... was feeling a lot better...I think it was maybe the haldol that was making him feel so depressed and tired. ...
    ... things are better with your son. Has he been taken off Haldol ? How much longer will he be in the hospital? Hope...
    ... appointment goes. Xant, is your son off of the Haldol ? That is a very old drug and my hope is that some...
    ... happy easter!:) They are tapering my son off the Haldol , he only takes it in the evening now instead of 3...

  3. Coming Down from Space 19th February 2007
    ... valporate...) stuff, telgretol, neurontin, resperidol, haldol (bad news), paxil, prozac, etc. Cheers, Tigerlily...

  4. single mom with bp and psychosis 28th January 2007
    ... just give me more hallucinations, I am just on 2mg haldol . Serine, blessings...

  5. hello! info on navane or other typicals please! 2nd January 2007
    ... depakote. This past episode, my wife was stabilized on Haldol , because she's pregnant. It took roughly twice the ... time for her to stabilize. With haldol , I've noticed akathesia, which is probably due to...

  6. Calling all Spouses of Bipolars 17th December 2006
    ... like finding water with a divining rod. She's on haldol , 10mg/per day, but the akathesia has been intolerable...

  7. Ever get that surreal feeling? 25th September 2006
    ... And the whole time I thought I was just on lithium, haldol , and ativan lol. I wish I could tell you what I ... I was discharged to start getting back to reality ( haldol has a half-life of 3 weeks)... If you are on meds...

  8. Anyone feeling like your medications not right 14th September 2006
    ... hospital while on lithium, although I was also on haldol ... like one minute I knew who I was and what I was ... .. those didn't stop until I got out, and off the haldol and down to 600mg/day... you would think they would...

  9. i miss being hypomanic 13th September 2006
    ... manic I got, but with mixed symptoms (I was also on Haldol )... now I only go out when forced to (last week I...

  10. Anyone else get this? 10th September 2006
    ... in the hospital with the delusions I had while on Haldol (some of its side effects include hearing/seeing things...
    ... although I know it's good I quit). Enter lithium + haldol = severe paranoia and agorophobia and social anxiety...

  11. Anyone have issues with sex????? 30th August 2006
    ... once hospitalized, however, I was put on lithium and haldol - as soon as this happened, I skyrocketed into full ... my jacked up prison world). After getting off the Haldol and lowering my lithium dosage, it took about a week...

  12. Tardive symptoms have put me to a halt 9th August 2006
    ... which the traditional anti-psychotics (Thorazine, Haldol , etc.) were notorious for causing. If I were to guess...

  13. Zyprexa safe alone? 19th July 2006
    ... traditional anti-psychotics, such as Thorazine and Haldol are still widely used to bring down someone from full...

  14. Zyprexa 1st July 2006
    ... The traditional anti-psychotics (e.g. Thorazine and Haldol ) cause tardive dyskinesia after long-time use, so...

  15. Newbie and Feel Crazier 22nd May 2006
    ... admitted to a local psych hospital and pumped full of Haldol and suddenly I was all better. I was back to work...

  16. meds/pregnancy 16th March 2006
    ... and your Doctor should taper you off those meds, and Haldol , and in some cases(as neccesary) Prozac are reccomended...
    ... What is haldol ?...

  17. Risperdol during pregnancy. 22nd January 2006
    ... WeB MD, recently) and talked with my Psych Doc, and Haldol is safe to take during pregnancy for all Bipolar women...

  18. Evil Seroquel - Any Insight?? 25th October 2005
    ... looks like that of a mental patient drugged up on Haldol and locked away in a padded room. Almost like I have...

  19. How do you describe a Manic Episode...., ? 5th July 2005
    ... the hospital for at least two weeks ! (I was given Haldol !) So, I was totally out of IT for a long time, after...

  20. The time that I hate most, about being Bipolar....., 15th June 2005
    ... coming back to life after being loaded down with haldol , when I had my first Manic episode, I looked up and...

  21. "defining oneself" by their illness 26th April 2005
    ... Psychotic manifestations. Patient given Thorazine and Haldol - reducing patient to stumbling drooling pile of mammalian...

  22. Sick and tired of being sick and tired....., 20th March 2005
    ... to die. I found out later that I had been given Haldol ! The Doctors started me out on Lithium, for several...

  23. Manic Insomnia 21st September 2004
    ... short script of the old antipsychotics work well, the Haldol or Thorazine will put me right to sleep, she will...
    ... i have not been in here for awhile. I finally got Haldol , enough for three days. I was doing ok but am on ... whole 2 hours !! What was up with that? 5 mgs of haldol alone and I slept like a baby , just goes to show...

  24. Need help with wife? 26th August 2004
    ... acid (Depakene, Depakote) current haloperidol ( Haldol ) just got off this one risperidone...

  25. Schizo Affected Bipolar 22nd July 2004
    ... acute psychosis and schizophrenia. I was taking haldol , trazodone and halcion. Ten. As a teen, a new doctor...

  26. Risperdal 23rd February 2004
    ... likely to cause it than old drugs like stelazine and haldol , however they can still cause it. I know the odds...

  27. risperidol & depakote???? 16th February 2004
    ... statement, but if you really need drugs like reperdol, haldol , seoquel, zyprexa, then take them (because living...

  28. Antipyschotics <m> 15th December 2003
    ... passed after a while. Some other antipsychotics are: Haldol , Geodon, Risperdal, Clozaril. There are more but I...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board
  1. Tourettes 2nd December 2007
    ... for your condition are certain antipsychotics like Haldol and Orap. Not entirely sure though. good luck!...

  2. To people who know about brain aneurysms 28th November 2007
    ... they wouldn't listen to her. They zapped her with haldol and wouldn't listen to anything she was trying to...

  3. medicine induced seizure??? 13th July 2007
    ... constipation) oxycodone (pain) a.b.h. - mix of ativan, haldol , and benadryl - (nausea & vomiting) nexium (indigestion...

  4. nervous twitches 8th July 2005
    ... research on Tourette's Syndrome. Many sites recommended Haldol , Catapres, Orap, Prolixin, Anafranil or Prozac, though...

  5. interactions with tegratol 20th September 2003
    ... doxycycline (Doryx), ethosuximide (Zarontin), haloperidol ( Haldol ), lamotrigine (Lamictal), methsuximide (Celontin)...

Cancer board
  1. Terminal Liver cancer- what are the signs it's nearly over? 1st March 2005
    ... up. She gave me liquid meds (Ativan, Morphine and Haldol ) to give to him. She gave him about a week. He would...

Cancer: Lung board
  1. New Here - Mom SCLC - No Treatment - 5th Month 13th February 2008
    ... every day now for the intense pain and I give her haldol several times a day to keep the mood swings (from...

  2. worst night.....very bad 22nd June 2007
    ... had the feeling when they told me to give him the haldol that he was reacting badly to it...but what do I know...

  3. Details 13th September 2004
    ... line every 3 hours. Scott gets Methadone , Ativan and Haldol , this is a good combination. He sleeps most of the...

  4. renee how are things going? 9th September 2004
    ... methadone) regularly. But, I only give him atival and haldol if he gets extremely restless and needs it. I REALLY...

  5. How long can we expect- vomiting black 22nd March 2004
    ... on 30ml/hour of a demerol infusion and ativan and haldol for terminal agitation. Also phenergan but it didn...

Caregivers board
  1. This is my story from Hell 26th November 2007
    ... had her sent to the psych ward where they gave her haldol and she had grand mal seizures and almost died. Shortly...

Children's Health board
  1. Straterra for motor tics 20th June 2006
    ... new medications were needed. I was on clonadine and haldol . They took me off clonadine and upped the dose of ... the Haldol but it never helped the tics and upping it more made...

Depression board
  1. Antidepressants cause tics? 17th April 2007
    ... risperdal and thorazine) and the neuroleptics( like haldol ), or basically all the drugs that block the dopamine...

  2. Oprah 14th November 2006
    ... the medications that had worked for her in the past ( Haldol ), but for some reason he did not or would not. I...

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