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clozapine

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Antipsychotics clozaril Adult

clozapine - Handling

How should I handle clozapine safely?

clozapine - Storage

How should I store clozapine?

Keep away from children;#Keep in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight;#Store at room temperature;#

How should I dispose of clozapine safely?

​Throw away any unused or expired medicines. Consult your medical professional if you are unsure with respect to how to safely dispose of any excess medicines/expired medicines.

 

clozapine - Additional Information

​What are the things I need to know or look out for while taking this medicine?

  • Avoid driving or any other activities that requires concentration until you see how this drug affects you.
  • Be careful in hot weather or while being active. Drink lots of fluids to stop fluid loss.
  • You may become more sensitive to sunlight. Ensure that you have adequate sun protection and avoid excessive sun exposure.
  • Smoking may affect this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are smoking.
  • Inform your other healthcare professionals that you are taking this medicine as well.
  • Discuss with your doctor or pharmacist before you take any other medicines or natural products.
  • Do not share your medicines with others.
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions about your medicines.
  • Tags: Clozapine
  • Updated on Tuesday, November 13, 2018
  • Article contributed by Changi General Hospital Changi General Hospital

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