Check with your doctor before you use medicines that may cause drowsiness (eg, sleep aids, muscle relaxers) while you are using haloperidol; it may add to their effects. Tell your
doctor if you notice signs of infection like fever, sore throat, rash, or chills. Tablets should be stored at room temperature, 15-30 C (59-86 F). Do NOT drink alcohol while you are using haloperidol. IV (Off-label) May be needed for ICU delirium; use only haloperidol lactate for IV administration; do not use haloperidol decanoate; 2-10 mg initially, depending. Haloperidol blocks receptors for the neurotransmitters (specifically the dopamine and serotonin type 2 receptors) on the nerves. This is only a brief summary of general information about haloperidol. Find patient medical information for haloperidol oral on, webMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings. This information should not be used to decide whether or not to take haloperidol or any other medicine. Drug information on Haldol ( haloperidol includes drug pictures, side effects, drug interactions, directions for use, symptoms of overdose, and what to avoid. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Recommended dosage For adults, the recommended initial dosage of haloperidol.5.0 mg two or three times each day. Rifadin ) may decrease the parabolan elimination of Haldol, increasing the risk of side effects from Haldol. This medication may rarely cause a condition known as tardive dyskinesia. Check with your doctor if you are unsure if any of your medicines may increase these risks.