Tag: Haloperidol

1. Among critically ill patients with delirium in the intensive care unit (ICU), there was no significant difference in the duration of delirium between patients treated with haloperidol, ziprasidone, or placebo. 2. At the time of randomization, 89% of patients in the trial had hypoactive delirium versus only 11% that...
1. Among critically ill patients with delirium in the intensive care unit (ICU), there was no significant difference in the duration of delirium between patients treated with haloperidol, ziprasidone, or placebo. 2. At the time of randomization, 89% of patients in the trial had hypoactive delirium versus only 11%...
1. In ICU patients, prophylactic haloperidol did not improve 28-day or 90-day survival. 2. Prophylactic haloperidol also did no reduce delirium incidence, delirium-free days, duration of mechanical ventilation, nor ICU and hospital length of stay. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Delirium manifests as waxing and waning consciousness in ill patients...
Image: PD  1. There was no statistically significant difference in the rate of relapse between patients treated with the long-acting injectable paliperidone versus long-acting injectable haloperidol for schizophrenia.  2. While paliperidone treatment resulted in greater overall weight gain and prolactinemia, haloperidol treatment resulted in weight loss and increased rates of akathisia.  Evidence...
Image: PD 1. For ICU patients requiring mechanical ventilation, no decrease in duration or incidence of delirium or coma was found with prophylactic haloperidol versus placebo. 2. Antipsychotic medications may reduce analgesic and hypnotic total dosage and days of treatment. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Delirium is an acute dysfunction in...