About haloperidol depot injection
|Type of medicine||Antipsychotic depot injection|
|Used for||Schizophrenia and other mental health problems affecting thoughts, feelings and behaviours|
|Also called||Haloperidol decanoate
Haloperidol is used to treat mental health problems which affect the way you think, feel or behave. These problems may make you hear, see or sense things that are not there, or believe things that are not true, or feel unusually suspicious.
Haloperidol depot Injection is a long-acting form of haloperidol that is injected into the muscles of the buttocks. From there, haloperidol slowly enters the rest of the body so that its effects can last up to 4 weeks.