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Haloperidol MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Haloperidol
Tree Number(s)
D02.522.352.506
Unique ID
D006220
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006220
Scope Note
A phenyl-piperidinyl-butyrophenone that is used primarily to treat SCHIZOPHRENIA and other PSYCHOSES. It is also used in schizoaffective disorder, DELUSIONAL DISORDERS, ballism, and TOURETTE SYNDROME (a drug of choice) and occasionally as adjunctive therapy in INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY and the chorea of HUNTINGTON DISEASE. It is a potent antiemetic and is used in the treatment of intractable HICCUPS. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p279)
Entry Term(s)
Haldol
Pharm Action
Antiemetics
Antipsychotic Agents
Dopamine Antagonists
Anti-Dyskinesia Agents
Registry Number
J6292F8L3D
Related Numbers
52-86-8
CAS Type 1 Name
1-Butanone, 4-(4-(4-chlorophenyl)-4-hydroxy-1-piperidinyl)-1-(4-fluorophenyl)-
NLM Classification #
QV 77.9
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Haloperidol Preferred
Haldol Narrower
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