What are the possible side effects of haloperidol (Haldol)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeat;
- restless muscle movements in your eyes, tongue, jaw, or neck;
- tremor (uncontrolled shaking);
- seizure (convulsions);
- pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding, flu symptoms;
- very stiff (rigid) muscles, high fever, sweating, confusion, fast or uneven heartbeats,...
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What are the precautions when taking haloperidol injection (Haldol)?
Before taking haloperidol, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: a certain severe nervous system problem (severe CNS depression), Parkinson's disease.
This medication should not be given to a patient who is unconscious.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: bipolar disorder, difficulty urinating (e.g., due to prostate problems), glaucoma, heart problems (e.g.,...
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