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View in Spanish: Haloperidol

Haloperidol (ha-loh-PAYR-ih-dol)
A drug used to treat certain mental and neurological disorders. It is also being studied in the treatment of nausea and vomiting caused by some cancer treatments. It is a type of antiemetic and a type of antipsychotic. Also called Haldol.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.