Topic: Antipsychotic Classifications

Choose a medication that is in the antipsychotic classification. This can be a first-generation or second-generation antipsychotic.

Drug Choice: Haloperidol

In your post, use the opportunity to teach your peers about this medication:

The FDA indications for treatment
The mechanism of action
The side effects
Pearls for treatment
Side effects
Special considerations
Lab work to monitor
Pregnancy/breastfeeding indication
Elderly special considerations
Renal and hepatic considerations, etc.

Then find two research articles to support your medication with research, new findings, etc.

The articles should be published within the last 3 years and peer-reviewed.