For me is I cant sleep for long, sometimes I wake up all hot and I need to cool down before trying to sleep again. Is this normal on antipsychotics?
I’m on haldol and I sleep a lot. I do wake up often, but I blame that on how much time I spend trying to sleep. I don’t have a hot/cold thing though.
I Believe thats what I started on in the late 80s and It made me so sleepy and zombified that I couldnt stay on it and unfortunately went unmedicated for years.
Haldol didn’t make me tired at all. The sedation was a very severe altering of everything about me
I was only on it for about 8 months before I came off
Still on diazepam even though that was more than 3 years ago
Got the dose down to just 4mg a day from 30mg that was used to deal with movement issues - alongside procyclidine
I am on 5mg haloperidol and it relaxes me nicely. I get some akathisia but not too bad.