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7 Clozapine Tips

By: jives | April 8th , 2020 | Podcast| 9 Comment

We're supposed to move to clozapine after two failed antipsychotics in schizophrenia, but how many of us are really doing that?  Not enough. Clozapine may be difficult to use, but it is life changing for many patients. Here we bring you 7 tips, from serum plasma levels to little-known side effects like OCD. Published on: 4/6/2020 Duration: 20

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Using Clozapine Effectively, Safely

By: jives | June 5th , 2019 | The Carlat Psychiatry Blog| 0 Comment

According to most treatment guidelines, you should consider clozapine after inadequate response to at least two antipsychotics. For patients who are extremely aggressive or suicidal, the APA treatment guidelines state that a trial of clozapine may be reasonable as a first or second line antipsychotic. Here are some additional tips for prescribing clozap

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