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Review: could Haldol cause Dysphagia (Swallowing difficulty)?

Summary: Dysphagia is found among people who take Haldol, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Schizophrenia.

We study 9,420 people who have side effects while taking Haldol from FDA and social media. Among them, 235 have Dysphagia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dysphagia and more.

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Haldol

Haldol has active ingredients of haloperidol. It is often used in schizophrenia. (latest outcomes from 9,645 Haldol users)

Dysphagia

Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 36,356 Dysphagia patients)

On Mar, 1, 2015: 9,420 people reported to have side effects when taking Haldol. Among them, 235 people (2.49%) have Dysphagia.

Trend of Dysphagia in Haldol reports

Time on Haldol when people have Dysphagia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dysphagia79.17%12.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.17%4.17%

Gender of people who have Dysphagia when taking Haldol * :

FemaleMale
Dysphagia49.27%50.73%

Age of people who have Dysphagia when taking Haldol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dysphagia0.00%0.45%0.45%14.03%7.69%16.29%6.79%54.30%

Severity of Dysphagia when taking Haldol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dysphagia0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Dysphagia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (33 people, 14.04%)
  2. Depression (24 people, 10.21%)
  3. Agitation (17 people, 7.23%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (13 people, 5.53%)
  5. Psychotic disorder (10 people, 4.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (57 people, 24.26%)
  2. Aspirin (57 people, 24.26%)
  3. Zoloft (55 people, 23.40%)
  4. Aredia (52 people, 22.13%)
  5. Zyprexa (50 people, 21.28%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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