On this episode of the Real Life Pharmacology podcast, I discuss haloperidol pharmacology, adverse effects, drug interactions and much more.
Haloperidol comes in multiple dosage forms. Be very careful with the use of injectable haloperidol as there is an immediate and extended release formulation.
Haloperidol is a dopamine antagonist which means that EPS adverse effects are going to be concerning.
In hospice patients, haloperidol is frequently used for its antiemetic properties as well as its potential to help end-of-life restlessness and agitation.
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