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Haloperidol in treatment resistant schizophrenia: a case report

Ridzwan, Hijaz and Tuan Mohamad, Tengku Mohd Saifuddin (2017) Haloperidol in treatment resistant schizophrenia: a case report. Malaysian Journal of Psychiatry, 26 (2). pp. 57-60. ISSN 2232-0385

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A substantial percentage of patients will have an inadequate response to clozapine in treatment resistance schizophrenia. Therefore, different approaches need to be considered for managing this group of patients. We present a case of a treatment resistant schizophrenia patient who shows poor response toward clozapine. Later, he was started with haloperidol. Even though antipsychotic superiority of clozapine in relation to haloperidol is significant, this patient demonstrated otherwise

Item Type: Article (Case Report)
Additional Information: 7346/68256
Uncontrolled Keywords: Treatment Resistant Schizophrenia, Clozapine, Haloperidol
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Psychiatry
Depositing User: Dr Hijaz Ridzwan
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2018 10:48
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2018 17:25
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/68256

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