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How do clinicians prevent haloperidol-induced seborrheic dermatitis?

I understand that seborrheic dermatitis is a possible side effect of haloperidol, an old, widely used, typical anti psychotic drug. Assuming that this reported side effect is real and not a mistake, ...
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Is intravenous Haldol being phased out for something else?

Haldol has very high risk of extra pyramidal side effects and can result in even temporary kidney failure in extreme cases. With even these serious side effects in comparison to modern medications it ...
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Can taking high doses of iodine every day cause psychosis?

I know few people who take high doses of iodine everyday. They take this medicine called Lugola: https://www.cefarm24.pl/plyn-lugola-40-g-coel-roztwor-wodny-jodu-produkt-farmakopealny.html 1 g of ...
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How are drugs distinguished between approval for pediatric use and not?

I had always assumed pediatric drugs are well safer. After reading which drugs as an example antipsychotics, I am beginning to think my assumption is flawed. How are drugs distinguished between ...
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Dystonic Reaction and acute kidney failure

Dystonic reactions seem to be a common reaction on a lot of the antipsychotic drugs. Also kidney failure. Are these issues related in any way?
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What evidence is there that not taking bipolar medications can damage your brain?

It is often stated serious metal illness if not treated can harm the brain development. What basis is there for this? Are there verifiable tests for such? Example for this: Usually, when we ...
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