A 35-year-old member asked:
Is clozapine ever used for treating chronic pain?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Maybe: I personally do not use anti-psychotics for pain management. I could not say that it is never used, as I am sure some docs use this and other anti-psychotics for pain management, but this is not the indication for the drug.
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Pharmacy 18 years experience
Not usually: It is more common in chronic pain to add specific classes of antidepressants to the treatment. Clozapine is a 2nd generation antipsychotic not an antidepressant. Discuss this possibility with your physician.
5.6k viewsReviewed Jan 09, 2021
Psychiatry 25 years experience
12 viewsAnswered Jan 09, 2021
Last updated Jan 9, 2021
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