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Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl

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Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl Benefits & Uses

Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl is used to treat the following -

Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl

Haloperidol
Trihexyphenidyl

Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl is used -

  1. Drowsiness
  2. Dry Mouth Mild
  3. Weight gain
  4. Akathisia
  5. Dystonia Moderate
  6. Constipation Moderate
  7. Headache Mild
  8. Nausea or vomiting
  9. Tremor
  10. Photosensitivity
  11. Restlessness
  12. Abdominal Pain Mild
  13. Low energy
  14. Restless (tossing and turning) sleep
  15. Hallucinations
  16. Blurred vision
  17. Agitation
  18. Insomnia Mild
  19. Dizziness Mild
  20. Anxiety Mild
  21. Fever Mild
  22. Urine Retention

Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl Related Warnings

Is the use of Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl safe for pregnant women?

Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

Is the use of Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl safe during breastfeeding?

Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

What is the effect of Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl on the Kidneys?

Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl rarely affects the kidneys.

What is the effect of Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl on the Liver?

Side effects of Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl rarely affect the liver.

What is the effect of Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl on the Heart?

You can take Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl without any fear of damage to the heart.

Severe Interaction of Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl with Other Drugs

Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Depression
  2. Arrhythmia
  3. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
  4. Tardive Dyskinesia
  5. Parkinson's Disease
  6. Dementia
  7. High BP (High Blood Pressure)
  8. Kidney Disease
  9. Liver Disease
  10. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)

Frequently asked Questions about Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl

Is this Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl habit forming or addictive?

Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl is not addictive in nature.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl as you may feel sleepy.

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl only on doctor's advice.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Yes, this Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl works for mental disorders.

Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl

Taking Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl with food does not cause any problems.

Interaction between Alcohol and Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Haloperidol + Trihexyphenidyl as it can have severe side effects.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 633-634
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  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Haldol® (haloperidol)
  4. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 433
  5. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Trihexyphenidyl Hydrochloride (trihexyphenidyl hydrochloride)
  6. Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Artane (trihexyphenidyl hydrochloride)
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