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Haldol (Haloperidol) - Reviews, Ratings, Comments by Patients


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Below are Haldol (Haloperidol) reviews, ratings, comments submitted by patients and caregivers. Based on a total of 1 ratings/reviews, Haldol has an overall score of 10. The effectiveness score is 10 and the side effect score is 10. The scores are on ten point scale: 10 - best, 1 - worst. This information is not vetted and should not be cosidered as clinical evidence.

Haldol review by medical professional caring for 23 year old female patient

Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Highly Effective
Side effects:   No Side Effects
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   psychotic out nof control patient
Dosage & duration:   5mg taken given on a prn basis for the period of given on a prn basis
Other conditions:   borderline personality disorder
Other drugs taken:   ativan,
Reported Results
Benefits:   Was able to gain control after receiving the injection form of the medication.Was helpful in decreasing aggitation,psychosis,delusions.At the end of the required time in seclusion and after giving medication time to take effect patient was able to return to facility population without any further problems.Was able to maintain in a calm manner,much less aggitated and was able to meet to staff to discuss delional ideas.
Side effects:   Drownsy but no untoward effects.Patient was able to be put on routine dose of this medication after effectivness of medication was evaluated to help prevent further problems.When routine dosage was begun patient was given routine medications for any side effects.
Comments:   Patient became aggiatated,delusional and psychotic and needed to be medicated for safty of patient and others.Required seclusion for decrease stimuli for mediation to take effect.Patient was medicated and given the quiet of seclusion and was monitored for saftey.At the end of seclusion time was released and placed back into the facility mileu.

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