Clozaril (clozapine)


 

Clozaril

Clozaril is an atypical antipsychotic that works by affecting the activity of the brain’s neurotransmitters. Clozaril is used to treat symptoms of severe schizophrenia, such as hallucinations, suicidal behavior, and psychotic breaks.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) on Stress Managment:

1. What is Clozaril?

Clozaril is an atypical antipsychotic that works by affecting the activity of the brain’s neurotransmitters. Clozaril is used to treat symptoms of severe schizophrenia, such as hallucinations, suicidal behavior, and psychotic breaks. 

2. How is Clozaril taken?

Clozaril is taken orally

3. What is the criteria to begin treatment with Clozaril?

Because of Clozaril’s potential to lower an individual’s immune system, prescribers must closely monitor the patient's White Blood Cell count. Once the doctor has determined the patient's blood levels are cleared, as well as other vitals, Clozaril treatment can begin. The doctor will continue to monitor blood levels to help maintain healthy ANC and WBC counts. 

4. Is Clozaril prescribed for a patient newly diagnosed with Schizophrenia?

Clozaril is currently approved only for patients who have not seen improvement with other medications. 

5. How can I get started with Clozaril?

The team of certified and licensed providers at Compassionate Psychiatric Services is highly skilled at assessing, diagnosing and treating Schizophrenia. Give us a call today at 469-200-4093 to get scheduled to talk to a provider to see if Clozaril right for you. 

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11500 TX HWY 121, Suite 510
Frisco, TX 75035
Phone: 469-200-4093
Fax: 469-200-4079
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