Control of psychotic
manifestation, mania, hypomania & schizophrenia.
Initially 10-15 mg daily & reduce gradually. Maintenance : 1-10 mg daily.
Anxiety & tension states
0.5-1 mg daily.
Children < 3 years Not recommended. Maintenance: 0.05
mg/kg body weight daily.
10 mg 6 hourly until control is achieved.
As for tab dosage.
Comatose states, central nervous
system (CNS) depression, Parkinson's disease, patients with lesions of the
basal ganglia, lactation.
pregnancy. Use of lithium salts with high dose of haloperidol. Patients
receiving combined therapy must be closely monitored, if signs of neurologic
toxicity appear, discontinue.
Neurological, CNS, cardiovascular
(CV), endocrine, hematological & dermatological effects, persistent tardive
CNS depressants, methyldopa,
anticonvulsants, phenindione, coumarin anticoagulant.
Tab 0.5 mg x 100's, 500's. 1.5 mg
x 50's, 1000's. 5 mg x 500's.
Ampoules 5 mg/mL x 10's.