Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Haldol

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Alti-Haloperidol
  2. Apo-Haloperidol
  3. Novo-Peridol
  4. Peridol
  5. Pms-Haloperidol
  6. Ratio-Haloperidol

Descriptions


Haloperidol is used to treat nervous, emotional, and mental conditions (e.g., schizophrenia). It is also used to control the symptoms of Tourette's disorder. This medicine should not be used to treat behavior problems in older adult patients who have dementia.

Haloperidol is also used to treat severe behavioral problems (e.g., aggressive, impulsive behavior) or hyperactivity in children who have already been treated with psychotherapy or other medicines that did not work well.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet
  • Solution