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I’ll Say It Again: Here’s Why PD and Halodol / Haloperidol DON’T MIX by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 07 Jun 2010 2:24pm I am not trying to be ’smart’, but rather, trying to get your attention.  They say a good title will do that, so I’m trying. A few days ago, I received a note from a gentleman who had just lost his father in-law to negligence within the medical community.  I say negligence, because basically, that’s what it come ... Read on »
Urgent News for PD’ers re: Haldol / Haloperidol by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Jul 2009 10:21pm I (Sherri) received an email from a fellow PD’er which had this to say about the drug Haldol (Haloperidol): I attended a dinner meeting where a prominent Toledo Doctor spoke and [chatted] at length with him following the presentation. He urged EVERYONE diagnosed with Parkinsons Disease to contact EVERY doctor they see and add HALDOL (Haloperidol [. ... Read on »
Update on Haloperidol / Halodol and PD by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 17 Jun 2010 5:09pm I received this today from a gal named Jennifer, who wrote in response to the article I posted a week or so ago regarding taking the drug Halodol/Haloperidol if you have Parkinson’s disease. If you missed it, you can read about it here . Otherwise, here is some more information in regards to contraindicators in Par ... Read on »
The DT's by sawling Medical Doctor Posted Wed 07 Jan 2009 6:04pm In case you are wondering what DT stands for, it is Delirium tremens, an alcohol withdrawal syndrome. On Friday night, I was glad that it was the last day of my 7-day night shift. The night kicked off well, as it was the FIRST night which I do not have any patients waiting to be admitted. I did not have much to do either...in fact, the only ... Read on »
If You Have Parkinson’s Disease: Here’s A Drug that Could Kill You by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 05 Dec 2013 10:07pm For some time, it has been known that Haldol (Haloperidol) is one drug that should be avoided by people who have Parkinson's disease. It amazes me that conferences I have attended, webinars I have seen, things I have read by specialized doctors in the PD community all reiterate the claim: stay away from this and other like drugs. However, ... Read on »
20:58 – Time for some honesty by mycrazybipolarlife Health MavenFacebook Posted Thu 09 Feb 2012 4:01pm It’s been a while since I last posted, so this is probably going to be a super long one. I have really been trying hard to keep myself distracted and that’s also meant a bit of a break from the internet. My moods have been a bit unpredictable lately and somewhere deep down I knew I’d go into another suicide research phase if I allowed myself to ... Read on »
Antipsychotics & Dementia: A Few Bad Apples? by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 27 Feb 2012 3:00am Scientifically speaking, one bad apple can spoil the whole barrel.  That phrase applies figuratively, too.  Nationally & internationally, think about the effect performance enhancing drug use has had on professional sporting events.  And locally, a few wayward physicians have branded the rest of us, who do attempt to do our best for our patie ... Read on »
Health Headlines - February 19 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm Chronic Back Pain Linked to Changes in Brain Process Chronic pack pain has been linked to changes in the way the brain processes pain, according to BBC News. The research, done by scientists from Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, Germany, found a connection between those whose back pain is continuous and microstructural changes in ... Read on »
Clozapine and Tyrosine: Combining Medications with supplements to treat ADHD by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:54pm It is not uncommon to see non-stimulant medications or medications which typically serve other purposes to be used off-label for ADHD. One such drug of potential use for this disorder may be clozapine. While typically used as an antipsychotic medication, often for treatment of schizophrenia and related disorders, clozapine may be a useful alterna ... Read on »
Health Headlines - February 18 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm 18,000 Kids Die of Hunger Daily, U.N. Exec Says Hunger and malnutrition kill 18,000 children daily around the world and 850 million people go to bed every night with empty stomachs, according to the leader of the U.N. food agency. James Morris, executive director of the Rome-based World Food Program, said that while the percentage of peop ... Read on »