Hexidol

Manufactured by: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Haloperidol (10 mg)

Prescription Required

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Hexidol

Manufactured by: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Haloperidol (10 mg)

Prescription Required

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Hexidol Information

Hexidol is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Schizophrenia. The alternative uses of Hexidol have also been explained below.

The right dosage of Hexidol depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Hexidol can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Hexidol are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Hexidol is Moderate for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. Warnings related to Hexidol's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Hexidol can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Hexidol in conditions like Depression, Arrhythmia, Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate). Other contraindications of Hexidol have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug interactions for Hexidol have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Hexidol is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.

  1. Hexidol Benefits & Uses
  2. Hexidol Dosage & How to Take
  3. Hexidol Side Effects
  4. Hexidol Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Hexidol with Other Drugs
  6. Hexidol Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Hexidol
  8. Hexidol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Hexidol Benefits & Uses

Hexidol is used to treat the following -

  1. Schizophrenia Primary
  2. Tourette Syndrome
  3. Psychosis

Hexidol Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Hexidol

Haloperidol

Hexidol Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Hexidol 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

Hexidol Related Warnings

Is the use of Hexidol safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Hexidol. It is best to stop taking Hexidol immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Hexidol safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Hexidol may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Hexidol should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

Severe

What is the effect of Hexidol on the Kidneys?

Hexidol is not harmful for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Hexidol on the Liver?

Hexidol is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Hexidol on the Heart?

Hexidol has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Hexidol with Other Drugs

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

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Propranolol

    Timolol

    Hexidol Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Hexidol 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

    Frequently asked Questions about Hexidol

    Is this Hexidol habit forming or addictive?

    Hexidol is not addictive in nature.

    No

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

    After taking Hexidol you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Yes, but take Hexidol only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    Yes, in many cases, taking Hexidol can help with mental disorders.

    Yes

    Hexidol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Hexidol

    You can take Hexidol with food.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Hexidol

    Taking alcohol with Hexidol can be dangerous.

    Severe
    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
    2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 441
    3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Haldol® (haloperidol)
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