Haldol: Dosage And Strengths Of Haldol Medicines.

Dosage and strengths of Haldol - if you are looking for the dosage and strengths of Haldol drug then here you can read all about it such as its uses, side effects, mechanism of action and the proper dose of Haldol drug.
Haldol: dosage of haldol medicine.

Each drug has a right dose that is prescribed by the health worker. It can vary on the basis of the patient's age and condition.
Likewise, Haldol medicine also has a fixed dose that is provided by professional health workers on the basis of the patient's condition.

Dosage forms and strength or Haldol in adult -

Oral solution -

  1. 2 Mg/ml.
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Tablet form -

  1. 0.5Mg.
  2. 1Mg.
  3. 2Mg.
  4. 5Mg.
  5. 10Mg.
  6. 20Mg.

Injection, decanoate -

  1. 50Mg/ml.
  2. 100Mg/ml.
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Injection, lactate -

  1. 5Mg/ml.

For mood disorders -

Moderate illness condition 0.5 - 2mg q8 - 12hr initially.
Severe illness condition 3 -5mg q8 - 12hr initially
Use only Haldol lactate for IV.
IM decanoate -
IM dose 10-20 times daily PO dose administered monthly, not to exceed 100 mg.
IM lactate -
2-5 mg q4-8hr PRN may require q1hr in acute agitation, not to exceed 25 mg/day.
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Dosage forms and strength or Haldol in child -

Tablet form -

  1. 0.5 Mg.
  2. 1 Mg.
  3. 2 Mg.
  4. 5 Mg.
  5. 10 Mg.
  6. 20 Mg.

Oral solution -

  1. 2 Mg/ml.
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Injection form dose, lactate -

  1. 5 Mg/ml.

Injection form dose, decanoate -

  1. 50 Mg/ml.
  2. 100Mg/ml.

For mood disorder -

  • For 3 year children to12 years - 0.25 - 0.5 Mg/day PO divided q8-12hr initially. may be increased by 0.5 mg/day every 5-7 days.
  • For 6 years child to 12 years of child Lactate - 1 - 3 Mg, IM q4-8hr.
  • For above 12 years of the child - Moderate illness condition - 0.5 - 2 Mg PO q8-12hr initially, Severe illness condition 3 - 5 Mg PO q8-12hr.
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Dosage forms and strength or Haldol in old age -

Lower initial doses and more gradual adjustments recommended - 0.25 - 0.5 Mg PO q8-12hr initially.
0.25 - 0.5 Mg IV q4hr, use only lactate for IV administration.
IM lactate -
Lower adult dose and longer dosing intervals.
IM decanoate -
Lower initial dose and more gradual adjustments recommended monthly dose 10-15 times daily PO dose.
Not approved for the dementia-related mood disorder, because of Haldol drug may increase the risk of cardiovascular or infectious related deaths.

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Note: Always keep in mind that the information given here is not a professional advice, Our aim is to give you some general information about Haldol medicine. If you are suffering from any kind of brain disorder then consult a psychiatrist in this regard.

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