haloperidol


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Synonyms for haloperidol

tranquilizer (trade name Haldol) used to treat some psychotic disorders and Tourette's syndrome

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The researchers found that delirium incidence or duration, hospital length of stay, and mortality did not differ with haloperidol or placebo.
* Overall, 566 patients developed delirium and were randomized in a double-blind fashion to receive IV haloperidol, ziprasidone, or placebo.
Another 40 patients received a combination of haloperidol and pethidine and were included in the pethidine-haloperidol (PH) group.
Researchers found no significant difference in duration of delirium or coma among those participants on haloperidol or ziprasidone compared to a placebo.
The animals were treated (30 min before haloperidol administration) with the test drugs (WC fruits alcoholic extract (WCFAlcE) of 200 mg/kg, 500 mg/kg, and 1000 mg/kg doses p.
The affected drugs include: Azithromycin, Donepezil, Haloperidol, Imipramine HCl, Isosorbide Dinitrate, Naratriptan, Ondansetron, Perphenazine, and Risperidone.
Vehicle groups received saline only, while control groups received saline with one of the test-inductive agents (MK-801, apomorphine hydrochloride hemihydrate, or haloperidol).
The first group (vehicle control) received vehicle (1 mL/kg, i.p.) without restraint stress; the second (olanzapine) and third (haloperidol) groups received olanzapine (2mg/kg, i.p.) and haloperidol (1mg/kg, i.p.), respectively, without restraint stress; the fourth group (vehicle + stress) received vehicle at 10:00 and was then completely restrained for 6 h from 11:00 to 17:00 in specially designed plastic restraint tubes (dimensions: 20 cm high, 7 cm in diameter); and the fifth (olanzapine + stress) and sixth (haloperidol + stress) groups received olanzapine (2mg/kg, i.p.) and haloperidol (1 mg/kg, i.p.), respectively, and were then immobilized in the same way as the rats in the fourth group.
Therefore, the hypothesis is that haloperidol may exert its inhibitory effects on neuroinflammation and abnormal remodeling, particularly on MMP expression in activated inflammatory cells.
There are 2 published cases that resolved vomiting, nausea and abdominal pain through the administration of haloperidol, both intravenously and orally, in doses of between 2.5 and 5 mg (Hickey, Witsil & Mycyk, 2013; Jones & Abernathy, 2016).
She was maintained on haloperidol 20 mg/day and risperidone 4 mg/day thereafter.
In his clinical opinion, the inpatient use of a haloperidol p.r.n.
veterans over 65 with dementia suggests that compared to participants who took no antipsychotics, those who took the antipsychotic haloperidol had a 3.8 percent increase in mortality and those who took resperidone had a 3.7 percent increase in mortality.
Dentre os farmacos psicoativos, destaca-se o haloperidol. Este e um inibidor dopaminergico D2 especifico, que promove comportamentos mais quietos, alem disso torna o individuo indiferente a situacao de estresse (SEIBERT, 2007).