To compare the efficacy and tolerability of clozapine at different doses and to identify the optimal dose of clozapine in the treatment of schizophrenia, schizophreniform and schizoaffective disorders.
You may experience withdrawal if you stop taking clozapine suddenly.
See also Warning and Side Effects sections. If you miss taking clozapine for more than 2 days, you should call your doctor before taking any more medication. Talk to the doctor who prescribed clozapine if you, a family member, or someone you care for has dementia and is taking this medication.
For this reason, patients taking clozapine need to have their absolute neutrophil count ANC monitored on a regular basis. Clozapine may cause other side effects.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
Proscar acts like a SSRI and can lead to increased serotonin especially in the GI tract.
Ruzicka and Leenen 51 reviewed the association between intermittent increases in sympathetic activity induced by dihydropyridines and adverse clinical outcomes.
Perphenazine is associated with a possible risk for QT prolongation.
These problems may develop at any time during treatment, may happen without warning symptoms, and may cause death.
As with other oral contraceptives, this product is contraindicated in women who have renal or hepatic insufficiency.
Potentially interesting characteristics of the patients, such as their race or ethnic background, were not routinely recorded on the registration forms.
Because the presentation of cardiomyopathy varies, investigations should be carried out for patients taking clozapine who develop palpitations, sweating and breathing difficulties. Oguz Mutlu, GГјner Ulak, Ipek Komsuoglu Celikyurt, FГјruzan YД±ldД±z Akar, Faruk Erden, Pelin Tanyeri.
It helps you to think more clearly and positively about yourself, feel less nervous, and take part in everyday life. Consider the risk of exacerbation of psychosis when discontinuing or changing treatment with antipsychotic medications during pregnancy and postpartum. Results of the 12 week open label extension in the PSYCLOPS trial.