Haldol is an antipsychotic drug that is prescribed to people who are believed to be bipolar, have schizophrenia, Tourette syndrome or psychosis. It has been known to cause death, heart problems, withdrawal reactions, abnormal muscle movements, birth defects, involuntary movements, agitation and tremors.
Below are some of the drug reactions and harmful side effects that have been reported and documented which are provided to help the public make informed and educated decisions.
There have been 3,850 reports of adverse reactions to the US FDA in connection with taking Haldol.
Here are the top 10 adverse reactions that have been reported.
- Increased weight
- Movement disorder
- Life-threatening neurological disorder
- Suicide attempts
- Abnormally tight muscles
- Self-injurious behavior
- Cognitive disorder
Some documented side effects of taking Haldol:
- Blurred vision
- Breast enlargement or pain
- Breast milk production
- Breathing difficulties
- Catatonic-like behavioral states
- Decreased sexual ability in men
- Decreased vision
- Difficulty breathing or swallowing
- Difficulty sleeping
- Extrapyramidal symptoms
- Extremely high fever
- Eye problems
- Irregular heartbeat
- Work-like tongue movements
- Grand mal seizures
- Heat stroke
- High or low blood pressure
- Increased saliva
- Inflammation of the lungs
- Reduction in white blood cell count
- Liver problems
- Loss of hair
- Mood changes
Side effects can persist for months or even years after getting off Haldol.
Below is a list of other common antipsychotic drugs and some of the drug reactions and harmful side effects that have been reported and documented which are provided to help the public make informed and educated decisions.
Click on one of the drugs listed below to find out more about the drug reactions and harmful side effects that have been reported and documented.
- Abilify (13,445 reports of adverse reactions)
- Clozaril (18,554 reports of adverse reactions)
- Geodon (6,692 reports of adverse reactions)
- Invega (4,790 reports of adverse reactions)
- Risperdal (12,883 reports of adverse reactions)
- Seroquel (37,268 reports of adverse reactions)
- Zyprexa (14,613 reports of adverse reactions)
- Fanapt (542 reports of adverse reactions)
If you or a loved one need help with getting off Haldol, please contact a Narconon Fresh Start drug rehab counselor today at 855-734-2223.