Haldol vs Phenergan

Haldol
(Rx)
Phenergan
(Rx)
Haldol is a psychosis medication.
Phenergan is a systemic antihistamine and a nausea & vomiting medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.9
Very Satisfied
Concern level
2.3
Helpfulness
for Nausea
2.7
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
+ -
April 12, 1967
March 29, 1951
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
22,183 Discussions
47,153 Discussions
Taken For
+ -
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Psychosis
#2 for Schizophrenia
#3 for Delirium
#4 for Nausea
Haldol is prescribed for Psychosis and Schizophrenia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Nausea
#2 for Vomiting
#3 for Pain
#4 for Allergy
#5 for Migraines
#7 for Itching
#10 for Sedation
#11 for Sedative
#12 for Hyperemesis
Phenergan is prescribed for Nausea, Vomiting and Pain and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
+ -
Hal
Restlessness
10
Weight Gain
7
Hallucinations
6
Mania
4
Tiredness
3
Delusions
3
Insomnia
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Akathisia
3
Seizures
2
Phe
Dry Mouth
1
Blood Clots
1
Stomach Issues
1
Blurred Vision
1
Nightmares
1
Respiratory Depression
1
Joint Pain
1
Phlebitis
1
Mood Swings
1
Apnea
1
Compare concerns
By:
Haldol
Hal
Phenergan
Phe
Restlessness
Hal
Phe
10
0
Weight Gain
Hal
Phe
7
0
Hallucinations
Hal
Phe
6
0
Mania
Hal
Phe
4
0
Tiredness
Hal
Phe
3
0
Delusions
Hal
Phe
3
0
Insomnia
Hal
Phe
3
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Hal
Phe
3
0
Akathisia
Hal
Phe
3
0
Seizures
Hal
Phe
2
0
Dry Mouth
Phe
Hal
1
0
Blood Clots
Phe
Hal
1
0
Stomach Issues
Phe
Hal
1
0
Blurred Vision
Phe
Hal
1
0
Nightmares
Phe
Hal
1
0
Respiratory Depression
Phe
Hal
1
0
Joint Pain
Phe
Hal
1
0
Phlebitis
Phe
Hal
1
0
Mood Swings
Phe
Hal
1
0
Apnea
Phe
Hal
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
+ -
a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
close
C Category C
Before taking Haldol during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Phenergan during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
+ -
There may be a negative interaction between Haldol and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Phenergan and alcohol.
Method of use
+ -
Injection, Pill
Injection, Pill, Syrup
Dosages
+ -
Tablet: 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg
Concentrate: 2 mg/mL
Solution: 5 mg/mL
Syringe: 5 mg/mL
Suppository: 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg
Tablet: 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg
Solution: 25 mg/mL, 50 mg/mL
Syringe: 25 mg/mL, 50 mg/mL
Syrup: 6.25 mg/5 mL, 25 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
+ -
No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
+ -
Haloperidol Lactate , Haloperidol
Promethazine Hcl
Drug Interactions
+ -
Interaction between Haldol and Phenergan: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
Read more about:
Haldol
Read more about:
Phenergan
content loaded dynamically
Filter by
Filter by
Gender
Role
Age
All
We found 95 discussions
Treato does not review third-party posts for accuracy of any kind, including for medical diagnosis or treatments, or events in general. Treato does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Usage of the website does not substitute professional medical advice.
The side effects featured here are based on those most frequently appearing in user posts on the Internet. The manufacturer's product labeling should always be consulted for a list of side effects most frequently appearing in patients during clinical studies. Talk to your doctor about which medications may be most appropriate for you.
The information reflected here is dependent upon the correct functioning of our algorithm. From time-to-time, our system might experience bugs or glitches that affect the accuracy or correct application of mathematical algorithms. We will do our best to update the site if we are made aware of any malfunctioning or misapplication of these algorithms. We cannot guarantee results and occasional interruptions in updating may occur. Please continue to check the site for updated information.
Welcome back! Sign in
See what other patients are saying
First time here? Sign up!
See what other patients are saying
Forgot your password?
No problem, we can help.
Please wait...