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Halothane Information

Halothane Benefits & Uses

Halothane is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Halothane 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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage

Halothane Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Halothane is used -


  • Shaking hands or tremor
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Apnea (Absence of Breathing)
  • Hyperventilating (rapid/deep breathing)
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Arrhythimia


Halothane Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Halothane safe for pregnant women?

    No research has not been done till date on the safety of Halothane for pregnant women. So its effects on pregnant women are unknown.

  • Is the use of Halothane safe during breastfeeding?

    Due to lack of research work on this topic, the side effects of Halothane for breastfeeding women are not known.

  • What is the effect of Halothane on the Kidneys?

    There are no side effects of Halothane on the kidneys.

  • What is the effect of Halothane on the Liver?

    Information about safety of Halothane for the liver is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

  • What is the effect of Halothane on the Heart?

    Halothane has very mild side effects on the heart.


Severe Interaction of Halothane with Other Drugs

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




    Halothane Contraindications

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

    Frequently asked Questions about Halothane

    • Is this Halothane habit forming or addictive?

      Halothane does not cause addiction.

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

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

    • Is it safe?

      Yes, but Halothane has to be taken in limited quantities

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    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      Halothane is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.


    Halothane Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Halothane

      There is no information on the effects of taking Halothane with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

    • Interaction between Alcohol and Halothane

      Information about the interaction of Halothane and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.


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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 379

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