haloperidol

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hal·o·per·i·dol

 (hăl′ō-pĕr′ĭ-dôl′, -dŏl′, -dōl′)
n.
An antipsychotic drug, C21H23ClFNO2, often administered in its decanoate form, used in the treatment of schizophrenia and in the management of Tourette syndrome.

[halo- + (pi)perid(ine) + -ol.]

haloperidol

(ˌhæləˈpɛrɪˌdɒl)
n
(Pharmacology) a strong sedative that is used as a remedial treatment in several medical conditions including Tourette's syndrome and senile dementia

hal•o•per•i•dol

(ˌhæl oʊˈpɛr ɪˌdɔl, -ˌdɒl)

n.
a major antipsychotic agent, C21H23ClFNO2, used esp. in the management of schizophrenia and severe anxiety.
[1955–60; halo- + (pi) perid (ine) + -ol1]
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Noun1.haloperidol - tranquilizer (trade name Haldol) used to treat some psychotic disorders and Tourette's syndrome
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haloperidol

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The available depot formulations include two older-generation agents, fluphenazine decanoate (Prolixin, 1967) and haloperidol decanoate (Haldol, 1988), and one second-generation antipsychotic, risperidone (Risperdal Consta, 2006).
All 55 participants smoked at baseline, and constituents of cigarette smoke activate the same cytochrome P-450 system enzyme that metabolizes olanzapine (Zyprexa), haloperidol decanoate (Haldol), and fluphenazine decanoate.
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