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Injection
Revised: 7/2015

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
HALOMONTH Injection 100mg
 Active ingredient:
Haloperidol decanoate
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine improves strong sense of anxiety/excitement and suppresses hallucination/delusion to stabilize psychological condition.
It is usually used to treat schizophrenia.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have heart failure, Perkinson's disease, liver disorder.
    If you have cardiac/vascular disease, hypotension or are suspected of them.
    If you are susceptible to abnormal electrocardiogram (QT prolonged).
    If you have convulsive disease including epilepsy or have a history of it.
    If you are in a hyperthyroid state.
    If you are in a debilitated state accompanied with dehydration or malnutrition.
    If you are in a hot environment.
  • If you are pregnant, possibly pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, inject intramuscularly every 4 weeks.
  • Ask the doctor about your treatment span.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • This medicine may cause drowsiness and decreased attention/concentration/reflex ability. Avoid performing dangerous operations such as driving a car after injection.
  • Pay attention that drinking alcohol may intensify the medicinal effects.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include extrapyramidal symptom (restlessness, tremor in limbs, etc.), malaise, sleep disorders, injection site disorder (induration, pain, swelling, redness, etc.), rash, photosensitivity, itch, hives, edema of larynx, respiratory distress and spasm of larynx. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • acute fever, muscle stiffness, convulsion, conscious disorder [malignant syndrome]
  • dizziness, palpitation, shortness of breath [ventricular fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia]
  • severe lower abdominal pain, failure of passing stool/gas, nausea, vomiting [paralytic ileus]
  • repeated lip pursing, tongue thrusting, movement of the mouth appearing to chew something [tardive dyskinesia]
  • fever, chest pain, breathing difficulty, edema of lower limbs, swelling of limbs [pulmonary embolic disease, deep thrombophlebitis]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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