Disease Information for Haloperidol (Haldol) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Galactorrhea/Male
Lactorrhea in a male
Lactorrhea/Galactorrhea/Prolonged lactation
Dizzy on Standing/Giddy Response
Orthostatic drop in blood pressure
Impotence, relative
Fasting intolerant
Nausea
Vomiting
Dry mouth/Mucous membranes
Motor restlessness
Akathisia
Athetosis
Choreoathetoid movement
Dystonia
Dystonia, acquired
Hyperkinetic Movement Disorder
Movement or gait disorder/signs
Odd body posturing
Seizures
Stupor/poor reponse to stimulus
Tremor
Unable to sit still/restlessness
Blurred Cloudy Vision
Difficulty Focusing Eyes
Dimming vision/acute
Diplopia Double vision
Opsoclonus/chaotic eye movements
Disease Progression
Galactorrhea
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Fasting hypoglycemia (Lab)
Hyperprolactinemia
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Glucose, blood (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Prolactin (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Cardiac arrhythmias
Convulsions (grand mal)
Drug induced Acute dystonia reaction
Drug Induced Choreoathetosis
Drug induced Impotence.
Drug induced Inappropriate ADH syndrome/SIADHS
Drug induced Movement disorder
Drug induced Orthostatic hypotension
Drug induced tremor/movement disorder
Dyskinesia
Heat exhaustion
Heat stroke
Impotence/Erectile dysfunction disorder
Neuroleptic malignant syndrome
Orthostatic hypotension syndrome
Orthostatic syncope Hypotension
Parkinsonism, secondary
Parkinsons disease
Sedation/torpor induced
Tardive dyskinesia syndrome
Torticollis, acquired
Urinary bladder retention
Torticollis
Secondary Dystonia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antipsychotic/neuroleptic drug (example)
DRUG/Anti-Schizophrenia medication (example)
DRUG/Butyrophenone medication (example)
DRUG/D2 Receptor dopamine antagonist (Ex)
DRUG/Dopamine antagonist (example)
DRUG/Dopamine receptor antagonists (example)
DRUG/Important Acute care drugs (example)
DRUG/Phenothiazine class drug (example)
DRUG/Psychoactive/sedative drug (category)
DRUG/Lowers seizure threshold
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
PROCESS/Movement disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Hyperkinetic Movement disorders
Synonyms
Synonym
1 Butanone 4 (4 (4 chlorophenyl) 4 hydroxy 1 piperidinyl) 1 (4 fluorophenyl), 4 (4 (4 Chlorophenyl) 4 hydroxy 1 piperidinyl) 1 (4 fluorophenyl) 1 butanone, HALOPERIDOL, Haloperidol (antipsychotic), Haloperidol (antipsychotic) (product), Haloperidol (antipsychotic) (substance), Haloperidol (product), Haloperidol (substance), Haloperidol (tics chorea), Haloperidol (tics chorea) (see D47 ), Haloperidol (tics chorea) (see D47 ) (product), Haloperidol (tics chorea) (see D47 ) (substance), HALOPERIDOL PREPARATION, Brand name/Haldol (Haloperidol), Brand name/Peridol (Haloperidol)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Benztropine (Cogentin)
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.1990 or before
DRUG/Dose 0.5 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 1 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 5 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Dose Depot injection option
DRUG/Dose liquid/syrup/suspension form
DRUG/Dose Multi-dose Vial preparation
DRUG/Dose TID Medication
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Intramuscular injection RX
Definition

Thorazine-like drug; class of neuroleptic drugs for anti-psychosis effect; oral and parenteral preparation; causes sedation, tardive dyskinesia; basal ganglia effects; wide margin of safety even in elderly; used for acute management usually

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