Peridol Tablet

৳ 1.00

Haloperidol
(in Tablet form)

Dosage:

Adults: Schizophrenia, Psychoses, Mania and Hypomania, Mental or behavioral problems, Psychomotor agitation, Excitement, Violent or dangerously impulsive behavior, Organic brain damage.

Initial dosage:

Moderate symptomatology 1.5-3.0 mg bd or tds.
Severe symptomatology/resistant patients 3.0-5.0 mg bd or tds. The same starting doses may be employed in adolescents, who in certain cases, may require up to 30 mg or exceptionally up to 60 mg/day
In resistant schizophrenics daily dosages up to 100 mg (or rarely up to 120 mg) may be necessary to achieve an optimal response.

Maintenance dosage:

Once satisfactory control of symptoms has been achieved dosage, dosage should be gradually reduced to the lowest maintenance dose, often as low as 5 mg/day. Too rapid a dosage reduction should be avoided.
Restlessness or agitation in elderly: Initial dose 1.5- 3.0 mg bd or tds titrated to attain an effective maintenance dose (1.5-5.0 mg daily)
Gilles de la tourette syndrome/Severe tics/Intractable hiccup: Starting dose 1.5 mg tds adjusted according to response. A daily maintenance dose of 10 mg may be required in Gilles de la tourette syndrome.

Children:

Childhood behavioural disorder/schizophrenia: Total daily maintenance dose of 0.025-0.05 mg/kg/day. Half the total dose should be given in the morning and the other half in the evening, up to a maximum of 10 mg daily. Not recommended for parenteral use in children.

Manufacturer: Square Pharmaceutical Ltd.