Order on prescription: 5 drops every 8 hours. Can besix to seven drops.
Haldol is super strong sedative. Gave because he would not drink Risperadona prescribed March 25. Ordered injection but then appears that he also prescribed drops....
Information from Wikipedia on Haloperidol: Haloperidol is a dopamine inverse agonist of the typical antipsychotic class of medications. It is a butyrophenone derivative and has pharmacological effects similar to the phenothiazines.
Haloperidol is an older antipsychotic used in the treatment of schizophrenia and acute psychotic states and delirium. A long-acting decanoate ester is used as an injection given every four weeks to people with schizophrenia or related illnesses who have poor adherence to medication regimens and suffer frequent relapses of illness, or to overcome the drawbacks inherent to its orally administered counterpart that burst dosage increases risk or intensity of side effects. In some countries, such as the United States of America, injections of antipsychotics such as haloperidol can be ordered by a court at the request of a psychiatrist. For szicophrenics.
Reaches maximum concentration in blood 6 days after administration. Long lasting. Very powerful.
A multiple-year UK study by the Alzheimer's Research Trust suggested this drug and other neuroleptic antipsychotic drugs commonly given to Alzheimer's patients with mild behavioural problems often make their condition worse.