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  1. paradox reaction to benzodiazepines, permanent damage? 2nd April 2010
    ... After two days with no sleep the doctor gave her haldol and later zyprexia and melatonin. With these medicines...

  2. Spinal Meningitis 4th April 2009
    ... would have been given demerol, morphine, ativan and haldol in addition to anti-biotics, for treatment of meningitis...

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  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...

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  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...

  4. Anxiety with Strattera? 12th March 2003
    ... Cordarone), Diphenhydramine (Benadryl), Haloperidol ( Haldol ), Ticlopidine (Ticlid), Ritonavir (Norvir)...

Addiction & Recovery board
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  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. 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...

  3. 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
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  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
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  1. Hanging in there one day at a time 16th February 2010
    ... fluff from her diaper. Hospice has had me increase her haldol to double the amount 3x a day but it's not helping ... to her. I just gave her her night time meds (xanax haldol and a small dose of morphine) which I must say has...

  2. My first post........heartache 30th January 2010
    ... her tons more morphine, and ativan, but they added haldol (never took) and a ton of elavil and who knows what...
    ... let the dying loved one go", etc, the psycho drug ( haldol , an antipsychotic) makes me think they misdiagnosed...

  3. Dementia and life 26th December 2009
    ... agitation that you see. I wonder if the other med is Haldol . If so, I do believe that Hadol comes in a patch...

  4. Alz medications 30th November 2009
    ... and the facility recommeneded psych who put her on haldol and sequeral that calmed things down right away. ...

  5. It's advancing. 25th November 2009
    ... that with Dad at the hospital. An alternative is Haldol or Resperdal. It's has been used effectively for...

  6. I am new here and want to talk 18th July 2009
    ... some staff members. By July 17th they upped her Haldol dose to 2mg 2x a day and it is finally having an effect...

  7. Med ? 14th March 2009
    ... Haldol is a very powerful antipsychotic drug .. My Mom was...
    ... Hi Janice, I've just realised that my mum is on haldol . Over here in the UK we call it halperidol. She...
    ... Haldol is an older antipsychotic drug that I remember my...

  8. Frequency of visits to psychiatrist 8th February 2009
    ... Deb- my 93 yr old MIL was given Haldol . I think the same as you do, it seems like the decline...

  9. A newbie who is sad, feeling helpless and grateful to you all! 7th February 2009
    ... week). We have insisted now that they take her off of Haldol . They were giving it to her 3-4 times a day. She is...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

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

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

Anemia board
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  1. Vitamin B12 deficiency and extremely tired don't find injections help much 24th September 2008
    ... Now she was locked up and they started giving her Haldol , Geodon, Prolixin Dec, not to mention Folvite (not ... another pyschiatrist and he took her off the Geodon and Haldol and put her on Risperdal, Ambien for sleep, Klonipin...
    ... 08 Hospitalized and in psych unit 12-08prescribed Haldol , Geodon, Prolixin and Prilosec, Nexium ... , Pepto Bismol, Mylanta Geodon and Haldol disco’d prescribed Risperdal, Ambien...
    ... violent, suicidal, claustrophobic 12-08prescribed Haldol , Geodon, Prolixin and Prilosec, Nexium ... , Pepto Bismol, Mylanta Geodon and Haldol disco’d prescribed Risperdal, Ambien...

Aneurysm board
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  1. 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...

Anxiety board
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  1. Paxil Side Effects. Xanax. 12th November 2009
    ... making me anxious. My father was always strung out on Haldol and/or Thorazine and I make a point of wanting not...
    ... antidepressant you really don't even know that it's there. Haldol and Thorazine are some very heavy duty drugs. I think...

  2. New to board and thinking I have anxiety disorder 1st October 2009
    ... finally resorted to giving me a huge injection of Haldol as well as something for my blood pressure being so...

  3. please help me... 11th December 2008
    ... against my will, in a psych hospital being force fed Haldol among other things. All because I was having a wicked...

  4. ativan 7th October 2006
    ... Hello anyone using Attivan or Haldol - longer acting . . . . It is very addictive and ... most of the time they kept her doped up on Attivan or Haldol . When it came time to stop the doping, I was with...

Autism Spectrum board
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  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
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  1. bipolar and being gifted 25th January 2010
    ... the archaic ages where we still lock up, administer haldol , go into the quiet room and other barbaric treatments...
    ... the archaic ages where we still lock up, administer haldol , go into the quiet room and other barbaric treatments...

  2. why does medication work? 16th November 2009
    ... toxoplasmosis is caught fom contact with cats Thorazine haldol and clozapine inhibit viral replication Quetiapine...

  3. Urninary problems? 6th September 2009
    ... older antipsychotics such as Thorazine, Mellaril, and Haldol were horrible for that. But I guess everybody's...

  4. tactile hallucinations 19th June 2009
    ... weight gain for me which is good. Thorazine or Haldol might be good options for you if you decide not to...

  5. i have some questions... 19th June 2009
    ... stabilizer while pregnant, she can be switched to Lithium, Haldol or Thorazine until the time she has her child....

  6. i need advice 17th June 2009
    ... the deafblind that they would be injecting me with haldol to help calm me, but i do not remember any of it....

  7. Afraid to tell pdoc 7th June 2009
    ... According to my medical chart, I started off taking Haldol , was then switched to Geodon once I showed some signs...

  8. just wanted to tell my story 27th May 2009
    ... with antipsychotics and mood stabilizers. I hope Haldol (Haliperidol) makes a positive difference for your ... mother. I was given Haldol during my IP stay in 2006 and although it made me...

  9. please help, really irritable 27th May 2009
    ... has anyone ever taken haldol for bp? i started this med about two weeks ago and ... for meds i'm on 100mg lamictal twice a day and 1mg haldol in the evening. can someone please get back to me...
    ... I was given Haldol when I was IP for my first manic/psychotic episode...
    ... mean every med effects everyone differently. I was on Haldol before IP, I just felt extremely "high" off of it...
    ... I'd definitely call your pdoc, Haldol normall causes one to be sedated and calm..sounds...

  10. I'm so numb. 12th May 2009
    ... I also know that's a general rule in psychiatry. Haldol is a typical (older) antipsychotic that is used to...
    ... [QUOTE=dreams in neon;3983752] Haldol is a typical (older) antipsychotic that is used to ... works for one person may not work for another. Haldol is some heavy duty stuff. They had me on it, I was...
    ... [QUOTE=dreams in neon;3983752] Haldol is a typical (older) antipsychotic that is used to ... work for another. I'm so sorry about mentioning Haldol (the right spelling), you could've taken one believing...
    ... QUOTE=Jemi200;3983825]I'm so sorry about mentioning Haldol (the right spelling), you could've taken one believing...
    ... QUOTE=Jemi200;3983825]I'm so sorry about mentioning Haldol (the right spelling), you could've taken one believing ... helped my depression, I was psychotic. The reason Haldol helped you was because you were in a psychotic state...
    ... [QUOTE=dreams in neon;3983859]The reason Haldol helped you was because you were in a psychotic state...
    ... correcting you because you mentioned to me about taking Haldol when it wouldn't work in my case. So therefore, you...
    ... correcting you because you mentioned to me about taking Haldol when it wouldn't work in my case. So therefore, you...
    ... illnesses. You said: "I'm so sorry about mentioning Haldol (the right spelling), you could've taken one believing...
    ... you whatsoever and I commend your studies. Again, Haldol treated your psychosis, not your depression. Haldol...
    ... about every drug. My husband was also treated with Haldol for severe depression after a brain injury in 1990...
    ... about every drug. My husband was also treated with Haldol for severe depression after a brain injury in 1990 ... diagnosises. The best thing to do is give up? Anyways, Haldol is not first choice amongst medications to treat severe...
    ... 3984885]The best thing to do is give up? Anyways, Haldol is not first choice amongst medications to treat severe ... understood that. I think everyone got the point that Haldol is not the first choice for depression but in some...
    ... [QUOTE=BipolarPrincess;3984885]Anyways, Haldol is not first choice amongst medications to treat severe...
    ... understood that. I think everyone got the point that Haldol is not the first choice for depression but in some...

  11. Abilify as a "reset" for Lamictal 12th May 2009
    ... Invega or one of the older typical antipsychotics like Haldol , Thorazine or Stelazine. Long story short, if you...

  12. Loss of appetite 21st April 2009
    ... gain. You could also try typical antipsychotics like Haldol or Thorazine, but they tend to have more side effects...

  13. Avoid Seroquel Weight Gain 14th April 2009
    ... put on 30 pounds while on a Seroquel (800 mg) and Haldol (don't recall mg) combo. I realize that is way higher...

  14. Today's Pdoc Appointment 13th April 2009
    ... could always try a typical (older) antipsychotic like Haldol to see if it helps. When I asked if he could...
    ... could always try a typical (older) antipsychotic like Haldol to see if it helps. When I asked if he could...

  15. Does anyone else have an anxiety disorder along with the bipolar? 2nd April 2009
    ... in the UK we just get locked up and injected with haldol (thats nasty stuff) now my main med is depakote, effexor...
    ... in the UK we just get locked up and injected with haldol (thats nasty stuff) now my main med is depakote, effexor...

  16. Misconceptions about BP 17th March 2009
    ... that works for you. I've heard some good things about Haldol , so that may be another med you may want to consider...

  17. weight gain and sleepiness with Depakote 6th December 2008
    ... night and im up and down. Im on Depakote, wellbutrin, 1 haldol not really sure any of it is helpin me right now though...

  18. Don't know what else to do...please help. 4th June 2008
    ... Antipsychotics: abilify, geodon, seroquel, risperidol, haldol , invega, zyprexa, symbyax Antidepressants: Lexapro...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

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

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

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

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