くすりのしおり

Injection
Revised: 11/2019

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 :
Serenace Injection 5mg
 Active ingredient:
Haloperidol
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine regulates neurotransmitter (such as dopamine) in the brain to relieve strong anxiety and nervous tension, and stabilize the mood. It also suppresses uncontrollable excitation and behavior.
It is usually used to treat schizophrenia and mania.

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 the patient is in a state of coma.
    If you have heart failure or Parkinson's disease.
  • 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 or intravenously in 1 to 2 divided doses per day.
  • Depending on your symptoms, this medicine may be administered over a long period of time.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • This medicine may cause drowsiness and decreased attention, concentration and reflex action ability. Avoid operating machinery with potential risk such as driving a car.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include Parkinson's symptoms (tremor, muscle rigidity, salivation, bradykinesia, gait disorder, mask-like face, dysphagia), insomnia, feeling irritated, liver dysfunction (general malaise, anorexia), rash, hives, itch, photosensitivity, laryngismus (coughing fit) and respiratory distress. 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.
  • sudden fever, muscle stiffness, tremor of limbs  [neuroleptic malignant syndrome]
  • dizziness, palpitation, shortness of breath  [ventricular fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia]
  • loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, severe constipation  [paralytic ileus]
  • involuntary movement of face, particularly around the mouth  [tardive dyskinesia]
  • loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, convulsion  [syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion]
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.