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Antipsychotic Drugs Haloperidol Decanoate and Fluphenazine Decanoate

Information About Antipsychotic Drugs Haloperidol Decanoate (Haldol Decanoate) and Fluphenazine Decanoate (Prolixin Decanoate) for Patients and Families Haloperidol decanoate (Haldol Decanoate Injection) and fluphenazine decanoate (Prolixin Decanoate Injection) are long-acting injections of the antipsychotics haloperidol (Haldol) and fluphenazine (Prolixin). In the decanoate formulation, the antipsychotics are suspended in sterile sesame oil to extend the duration… Read More »

Treatment of Acute Dystonias

Acute dystonias are common in children and in preadolescents. Hypertonic (spasmodic) reactions of the neck and tongue musculature (with interference of speech and swallowing) are the most common reactions. Oculacephalogeric crises are less common. Opistotonous reactions are very seldom seen. The laryngeal spasm, an extremely serious and potentially lethal complication due to the obstruction of… Read More »