Haloperidol is an antipsychotic medication. It works by changing the actions of chemicals in your brain. Haloperidol is used to treat schizophrenia. It is also used to control motor and speech tics in people with Tourette's syndrome. Haloperidol may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Haloperidol Lactate is used to treat certain mental and mood disorders such as schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorders. Haloperidol Lactate is also used to treat uncontrolled movements and outbursts of words often related to the Tourette’s disorder. Additionally, Haloperidol Lactate is used to treat acute behavior problems in children exhibiting hyperactivity when other medications have not worked.