haloperidol decanoate - intramuscular injection, Haldol
GENERIC NAME: HALOPERIDOL DECANOATE - INTRAMUSCULAR INJECTION (hal-oh-PAIR-ih-doll deck-ah-NO-ate)
BRAND NAME(S): Haldol
WARNING: There may be a slightly increased risk of serious, possibly fatal side effects (e.g., pneumonia, heart failure) when this medication is used in older adults with dementia. This medication is not approved for the treatment of dementia-related behavior problems. Discuss the risks and benefits of this medication, as well as other effective and possibly safer treatments for dementia-related behavior problems, with the doctor.
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