Clozapine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Clozapine?

(KLOE za peen)

• This medicine is used to treat schizophrenia. It may take 6 weeks to see the full effect.

• This medicine is used to treat behavior problems.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. You could have more side effects.

• If you have PKU, talk with healthcare provider. Oral-disintegrating tablet contains phenylalanine.

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider. This medicine can increase blood sugar.

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have lung disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you smoke, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• You may not be alert. Avoid driving, doing other tasks or activities until you see how this medicine affects you.

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