Review: could Haldol cause Dysphagia?


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 Zoloft, and have Depression . We study 12,687 people who have side effects while taking Haldol from FDA and social media. Among them, 283 have Dysphagia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dysphagia and more.

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Haldol has active ingredients of haloperidol. It is often used in schizophrenia. (latest outcomes from Haldol 12,938 users)


Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, drug ineffective, back pain, diarrhea (latest reports from 42,048 Dysphagia patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

12,687 people reported to have side effects when taking Haldol.
Among them, 283 people (2.23%) have Dysphagia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Haldol cause Dysphagia?

Time on Haldol when people have Dysphagia *:

  • < 1 month: 76.32 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.63 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.63 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.26 %
  • 10+ years: 5.26 %

Gender of people who have Dysphagia when taking Haldol *:

  • female: 48.4 %
  • male: 51.6 %

Age of people who have Dysphagia when taking Haldol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.44 %
  • 10-19: 0.88 %
  • 20-29: 7.46 %
  • 30-39: 7.89 %
  • 40-49: 18.42 %
  • 50-59: 9.65 %
  • 60+: 55.26 %

Severity if Dysphagia when taking Haldol **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (22 people)
  • Agitation (21 people)
  • Schizophrenia (14 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (13 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (12 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (61 people)
  • Zoloft (61 people)
  • Aredia (55 people)
  • Zyprexa (50 people)
  • Ativan (50 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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