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Haloperidol (Haldol) dose for rapid tranquilization

2.5-10 mg IV/IM may repeat every hour as needed

2

Haloperidol (Haldol) indications

-Psychotic disorders
-Acute behavioral disturbances or agitation

3

Haloperidol contraindications

-Parkinsons
-delirium
-malignant hyperthermia
-intoxication w/ amphetamines or related
-prolonged QTc intervals

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Haloperidol (Haldol) class

Butyrophenone (typical) Antipsychotic

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Haloperidol (Haldol) kinetics

Onset: 20 mins
Duration: 2-6hrs

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Haloperidol (Haldol) adverse effects

-Hyperthermia
-muscle rigidity
-hypotension
-seizures
-Prolonged QTc intervals

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Haloperidol (Haldol) acts as an {agonist or antigonist} at which receptor sites?

Haldol acts as an antagonist at dopamine receptors sites

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Haldol binds with high affinity to which receptors in the brain?

The Dopamine D1 and D2 receptors in the brain