Pronunciation: (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: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2007-10-04 Date last modified: 2008-03-11