Clozine

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Clozine Information

Clozine is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. It is typically used for the treatment of Schizophrenia, Mania. Other than this, Clozine has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The correct dosage of Clozine depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Clozine can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Clozine go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

In addition, Clozine's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. Warnings related to Clozine's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Clozine is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Heart Disease as it can result in adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Clozine are listed in the contraindications section below.

Besides this, Clozine may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Clozine, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Clozine Benefits & Uses

Clozine is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Clozine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Schizophrenia
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Schizophrenia
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 500 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Nausea and Vomiting
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 25 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


Clozine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Clozine is used -

Moderate

Mild

Clozine Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Clozine safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Clozine. It is best to stop taking Clozine immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Clozine safe during breastfeeding?


    Clozine may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Clozine on the Kidneys?


    There are no side effects of Clozine on the kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Clozine on the Liver?


    Clozine is completely safe for the liver.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Clozine on the Heart?


    Clozine has very mild side effects on the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Clozine with Other Drugs

Clozine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate

Paracetamol,Tramadol


    Clozine Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Clozine unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Clozine

    • Is this Clozine habit forming or addictive?


      Yes, Clozine can get addictive. Consume it only after doctor's advise.

      Yes
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking Clozine, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Clozine can make you drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Clozine is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Yes, Clozine is useful in treating mental disorders.

      Yes

    Clozine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Clozine


      Taking Clozine with food does not cause any problems.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Clozine


      Taking Clozine with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

      Severe


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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



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