Haloperidol (Generic, U.S.) A dangerous drug controversially used in the Unites States, Soviet Union
, and other countries as a chemical restraint
, or alternative to physical restraint of who is deemed to be a 'danger to self or others',or more specifically 'acute psychosis
Other generic versions of Haloperidol manufactured in other countries include Aloperidin, Brotopon, Duraperidol (Germany), Einalon S, Eukystol, Halosten, Keselan, Serenase, and Sigaperidol, and others.
Some commonly ignored side effects include:grand mal seizures
,petit mal seizures,
having the feeling of intense panic,agitation,and anxiety, and being stuck in ones own body. seizures
(inability to stop moving),dystonic reactions(tardive diskinesia): muscular spasms of neck – torticollis, eyes – oculogyric crisis
, tongue, or jaw; extrapyramidal symptoms (such as NMS),and an inability to fight, argue, or function as a normal human being.
Also amoung the risks are pseudoparkinsonism (parkinson's disease type symptoms,rigidity,tremors),
Neuroleptic Malginant Syndrome(NMS), and death
They shot him up with Haldol and threw him in solitary
where he drooled on himself for three hours and would often get up from his catatonia
and start banging his head on the wall,mumbling something constantly.