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Clozaril (clozapine) long term side effect?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
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In brief: Has many.

There appear to be many side effects with this antipsychotic medication.
Common ones are extreme constipation, bed-wetting, night-time drooling, muscle stiffness, sedation, tremors, orthostasis, hyperglycemia, and weight gain. Others are agranulocytosis, CNS depression, leukopenia, neutropenia, seizure disorder, bone marrow suppression, dementia, hypotension, and myocarditis.

In brief: Has many.

There appear to be many side effects with this antipsychotic medication.
Common ones are extreme constipation, bed-wetting, night-time drooling, muscle stiffness, sedation, tremors, orthostasis, hyperglycemia, and weight gain. Others are agranulocytosis, CNS depression, leukopenia, neutropenia, seizure disorder, bone marrow suppression, dementia, hypotension, and myocarditis.
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