Clozaril, also known as Clozapine, being an atypical antipsychotic is very useful for managing patients suffering from schizophrenia and do not tend to respond to any other medicines. It can also be made useful for decreasing the danger of suicidal behavior in some patients.
Doctors advise against using Clozaril if you are allergic to any ingredient in it or if you have conditions like bone marrow problems or any other blood cell problems, a history of blood problems caused by Clozaril, have uncontrolled seizures or epilepsy, a loss of bowel muscle movement, severe drowsiness, or if you are into medicines that may cause blood problems.
Discuss your past/current medical history in detail with your doctor before beginning treatment with any new medication. If you are using any herbal supplements or over the counter medication, including vitamin pills, then mention it to your doctor.
Your condition might be monitored or the dosage might be modified to suit you if you are pregnant, or planning to become pregnant, or even if you are breast-feeding, if you are into prescription or nonprescription medicine, dietary supplement or herbal preparation, have allergies to food, medicines, or other substances, have a history of blood problems, clots, high blood cholesterol levels, lung or heart problems, have a history of kidney or liver problems, enlarged prostate, seizures, prolonged and painful erections, stomach or bowel problems, have poor health, history of diabetes in your family, or if you are very overweight and finally if have experienced a decrease in activity of enzymes which metabolize certain medicines.