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.
Haldol Decanoate is used in the long term treatment of certain mental disorders such as schizophrenia. Haldol Decanoate may also be used by patients who have trouble remembering to take medications every day. Haldol Decanoate is also be used to prevent suicide in patients who are likely to harm themselves.