How was your experience with Halothane?

First, a little about yourself

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What tips would you provide a friend before taking Halothane?

What are you taking Halothane for?

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  • Other
  • Status Asthmaticus

How long have you been taking it?

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  • Less than a week
  • A couple weeks
  • A month or so
  • A few months
  • A year or so
  • Two years or more

How well did Halothane work for you?

Did you experience many side effects while taking this drug?

How likely would you be to recommend Halothane to a friend?

Uses of Halothane


Halothane is used in the treatment of:

  • Status Asthmaticus

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Halothane Brand Names

Halothane may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Halothane Drug Class

Halothane is part of the drug class:

Halothane Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:


This is not a complete list of Halothanedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Halothane and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Halothane falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.


There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Halothane should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.


No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Halothane should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Halothane Dosage

Take halothane exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Halothane dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Halothane is available in the following doses:

  • Halothane 100% Inhalation Liquid

Forms of Medication

Halothane is available in the following forms:

  • Inhalant Solution