Fazaclo (Clozapine)

General Information

Fazaclo (Clozapine) is to treat mental/mood disorders called schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorders. This medication decreases hallucinations and helps prevent suicide in people. It is for those who are likely trying to harm themselves. This will help you think more clearly and think positively about yourself. This will also help you feel less nervous and take part in your everyday life.

How does Fazaclo (Clozapine) work?

Fazaclo (Clozapine) acts as an antagonist at adrenergic, histaminergic, and cholinergic. It also acts as a serotonergic and other dopaminergic. It has been proposed that the therapeutic efficacy of this drug in schizophrenia is mediated. It is through antagonism of the dopamine type b2 (D2) and the serotonin type 2A.

This medication works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural substances in the brain. It is the neurotransmitters – are endogenous chemicals that enable neurotransmission. It is a type of chemical messenger which transmits signals across a chemical synapse.

Why use Fazaclo (Clozapine)?

Fazaclo (Clozapine) is a psychiatric medication or an anti-psychotic type. This contains Clozapine as an active ingredient. This comes as a tablet for oral use. Each tablet has the strengths of 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, and 200 mg. The (Food and Drug Administration) FDA has already approved this medication.

How to use Fazaclo (Clozapine)?

Use this regularly to get the most benefit from it. Remember to take it at the same time every day. Take it exactly as it is prescribed.

This is to be taken by mouth with a full glass of water. You may take it with or without food. It is usually taken once or twice a day. The recommended dosage is based on your medical condition and response.

What are the side-effects of Fazaclo (Clozapine)?

Common side effects:

  • Drowsiness
  • Drooling especially at night
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Spinning sensation
  • Shaking or tremor
  • Dry mouth
  • Vision problems
  • Constipation
  • Weight gain
  • Increased sweating
  • Sleep problems or insomnia

If these side effects persist or worsen, call for medical help right away.

Warnings and Precautions

  • Before using this medication, tell your doctor if you have any medical history. Tell also if you have any allergies. This drug may have an inactive ingredient that causes an allergic reaction.
  • This drug may make you feel drowsy or dizzy. Avoid using any machinery or do anything that needs your alertness.
  • Keep this at a dry and clean place away from heat and moisture.