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Haldol

Haloperidol Decanoate Injection

For IM Injection Only

Rx only

DESCPRIPTION

Haloperidol decanoate is the decanoate ester of the butyrophenone,

haloperidol. It has a markedly extended duration of effect. It is available in

sesame oil in sterile form for intramuscular (IM) injection. Chemically,

haloperidol decanoate is 4-[4-(p-chlorophenyl)-4-hydropiperidino]-4’-fluorobutyrophenone

decanoate. The molecular formula is C31H41CIFNO3.

Haloperidol decanoate is almost insoluble in water (0.01 mg/ml), but is

soluble in most organic solvents. It has a molecular weight of 530.13.

Each mL of Haloperidol Decanoate Injection, 50 mg/mL contains 50 mg

haloperidol (present as haloperidol decanoate 70.5 mg) in sesame oil vehicle,

with 1.2% (w/v) benzyl alcohol as a preservative.

Each mL of Haloperidol Decanoate Injection, 100 mg/mL contains 100 mg

haloperidol (present as haloperidol decanoate 141 mg) in a sesame oil

vehicle, with 1.2% (w/v) benzyl alcohol as a preservative.


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