clozapine


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an antipsychotic drug (trade name Clozaril) used as a sedative and for treatment-resistant schizophrenia

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She had been prescribed Clozapine to control the side effects caused by brain damage.
The algorithm recommends electroconvulsive therapy if there is inadequate response to clozapine alone or with fluvoxamine, which sometimes is used to boost clozapine serum level, especially in patients who are heavy smokers.
After a series of hospitalizations in her 20s and 30s, clozapine was initiated and she has not required additional inpatient psychiatric care.
Key words: clozapine, schizophrenia, malignant syndrome, withdrawal reaction
Unfortunately, consistent with her medical history she was not very responsive to the new treatment; therefore, we decided to reinitiate clozapine treatment.
The efficacy and safety of extremely low doses of clozapine in the treatment of psychosis in PD patients were confirmed in two double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trials [25, 26].
3) Reports from Europe in the 1970s described an incidence of agranulocytosis among patients given clozapine of 1% to 2% per year, and mortality among agranulocytosis cases of 32%.
The company added that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Clozapine Orally Disintegrating Tablets, 25 mg and 100 mg for the treatment of severely ill patients with schizophrenia who fail to respond adequately to standard antipsychotic treatment.
Since clozapine is the best treatment for TRS patients, the aim of the present study is to investigate wether clozapine is actually and adequately prescribed for patients with TRS as well as to evaluate the patterns of antipsychotic drugs prescription for patients with TRS in the CAPS of Sao Paulo.
Clozapine is a medication that was banned after several deaths of people taking it in the 1960s.
Mice were randomly divided into four groups as follows: Saline-saline group, saline- clozapine group, MK-801clozapine, MK-801-saline group.
Clozapine is an atypical antipsychotic drug that has been commercially marketed since 1990.
Clozapine has shown to have superior efficacy compared to other antipsychotics and is the drug of choice for treatment -resistant schizophrenia.