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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Example of a neuroleptic regimen [10] Haloperidol (Serenace)/risperidone (Risperdal) 0.5 mg/0.25-0.5 mg respectively twice daily.
The antipsychotic drug, called haloperidol and also known as serenace, is designed to treat hallucinations in patients with schizophrenia or other mental illnesses.
Dosage of haloperidol for mild delirium without agitation Drug Dose Frequency comment Haloperidol 0.5 - 2 mg Every hour prn x 3 Usual effective dose (Serenace) PO (Notify dr if 3 is 0.5 - 2 mg/day doses are not Maintenance: previous effective.