haloperidol/haloperidol decanoate

haloperidol/haloperidol decanoate,

n brand name: Haldol;
drug class: antipsychotic/butyrophenone;
action: blocks neurotransmission at dopaminergic synapses in the cerebral cortex, hypothalamus, and limbic system;
uses: psychotic disorders, control of tics and vocal utterances in Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, short-term treatment of hyperactive children showing excessive motor activity.