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Chrozap 100 mg Tablet

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Composition for Chrozap 100 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Chrozap 100 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Chrozap Tablet

Uses of Chrozap Tablet

Chrozap 100 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of schizophrenia.

Chrozap Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Chrozap are Dizziness, Sleepiness, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Dryness in mouth, Weight gain, Constipation, Muscle rigidity, Restlessness, Tremor.

How to use Chrozap Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Chrozap 100 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Chrozap Tablet works

Chrozap 100 mg Tablet is an atypical antipsychotics. It works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that affects thoughts.

In Depth Information on Chrozap Tablet

Expert advice for Chrozap Tablet

  • Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you have kidney, liver or heart disease, prostate problem, difficulty in passing urine, diabetes or elevated blood sugar levels, chronic constipation, glaucoma, blood clots or history of blood clots, epilepsy, galactose intolerance or Lapp lactase deficiency, diseases of the large intestine, heart problems (problems with QT interval), or if you have risk factors for stroke (high blood pressure or problems in the blood vessels of the brain), or if you have had an abdominal surgery in the past.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery and be careful while getting up from a sitting or lying position after taking clozapine as it may make you feel dizzy.
  • Always ensure you are being regularly monitored for white blood cell count, total blood cell count, heart rate (ECG), liver function, and lipid function by taking appropriate tests.
  • Avoid smoking, regular caffeine intake, and alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Chrozap Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Chrozap Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Chrozap 100 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Chrozap 100 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Chrozap 100 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
If Chrozap 100 mg Tablet is used, monitor the baby for excessive sedation. Periodically, keep a check on the baby's white blood cell count as well.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may feel tired, drowsy, dizzy or you may feel faint while taking ClozapineChrozap 100 mg Tablet, especially during the early stages of treatment. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Chrozap 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Chrozap 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Chrozap 100 mg Tablet is may not be advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Chrozap 100 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Chrozap 100 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable. Inform your doctor if you experience nausea, vomiting and/or weight loss while taking this medicine.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Chrozap
Is schizophrenia a major disorder. My psychiatrist prescribed me with sizodon 10 and soltus 50
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Schizophrenia is a chronic problem caused by Neuro chemical disturbance in brain. It is characterised by fear, odd experiences and distorted thought pattern. Treatment is with antipsychotic medicines which may need to continue throughout life. Coping with a mental disorder as serious as schizophrenia can be challenging, both for the person with the condition and for friends and family. Here are some ways to cope: 1. Learn about schizophrenia. Education about the disorder can help motivate the person with the disease to stick to the treatment plan. Education can help friends and family understand the disorder and be more compassionate with the person who has it. 2. Join a support group. Support groups for people with schizophrenia can help them reach out to others facing similar challenges. Support groups may also help family and friends cope. 3. Stay focused on goals. Managing schizophrenia is an ongoing process. Keeping treatment goals in mind can help the person with schizophrenia stay motivated. Help your loved one remember to take responsibility for managing the illness and working toward goals. 4. Ask about social services assistance. These services may be able to assist with affordable counselling services, job placements and other daily activities. 5. Learn relaxation and stress management. The person with schizophrenia and loved ones may benefit from stress-reduction techniques such as meditation, yoga or tai chi. Please see a psychiatrist for further guidance.
Suffering from schizophrenia since last 40yrs controlled on risdone plus and resizing plus alternate daysAnd traizzine s not resizing plus
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Schzophrenia is a chronic problem caused by Neuro chemical disturbance in brain. It is characterised by fear, odd experiences and distorted thought pattern. Treatment is with antipsychotic medicines which may need to continue throughout life. Regular follow up with psychiatrist is essential for monitoring side effects and response.
I'm suffering from Schizophrenia as my symptoms displays. I am taking medication as prescribed by my doctor. What scheduling and thinking is comfortable for such patients.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Coping with a mental disorder as serious as schizophrenia can be challenging, both for the person with the condition and for friends and family. Here are some ways to cope: 1. Learn about schizophrenia. Education about the disorder can help motivate the person with the disease to stick to the treatment plan. Education can help friends and family understand the disorder and be more compassionate with the person who has it. 2. Join a support group. Support groups for people with schizophrenia can help them reach out to others facing similar challenges. Support groups may also help family and friends cope. Stay focused on goals. Managing schizophrenia is an ongoing process. Keeping treatment goals in mind can help the person with schizophrenia stay motivated. Help your loved one remember to take responsibility for managing the illness and working toward goals. 3. Ask about social services assistance. These services may be able to assist with affordable counselling services, job placements and other daily activities. 4. Learn relaxation and stress management. The person with schizophrenia and loved ones may benefit from stress-reduction techniques such as meditation, yoga or tai chi.
I have schrezophenia dillusional thoughts appears now and then.i feel like kiling myself thoughts of suicide .is there any Ayurvedic medicine for long term positive result i m male 20 and kind of allergic to claupzane injection.it trigger dystonia in me.please do reply
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
I am not aware of any Ayurvedic treatment for schizophrenia. Schizophrenia is a chronic problem caused by Neuro chemical disturbance in brain. It is characterised by fear, odd experiences and distorted thought pattern. Treatment is with antipsychotic medicines which may need to continue throughout life. Coping with a mental disorder as serious as schizophrenia can be challenging, both for the person with the condition and for friends and family. Here are some ways to cope: 1. Learn about schizophrenia. Education about the disorder can help motivate the person with the disease to stick to the treatment plan. Education can help friends and family understand the disorder and be more compassionate with the person who has it. 2. Join a support group. Support groups for people with schizophrenia can help them reach out to others facing similar challenges. Support groups may also help family and friends cope. 3. Stay focused on goals. Managing schizophrenia is an ongoing process. Keeping treatment goals in mind can help the person with schizophrenia stay motivated. Help your loved one remember to take responsibility for managing the illness and working toward goals. 4. Ask about social services assistance. These services may be able to assist with affordable counselling services, job placements and other daily activities. 5. Learn relaxation and stress management. The person with schizophrenia and loved ones may benefit from stress-reduction techniques such as meditation, yoga or tai chi. Please see a psychiatrist for further guidance.
How long I have to use shicalm plus 5mg and amistride 50 mg for shizophrenia. I can have clear thoughts without medicine I tried.Even I am trying to stop nicotine. I want to cure completely and without medicine i want to stay again with a healthy brain.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Schizophrenia is a chronic problem caused by Neuro chemical disturbance in brain. It is characterised by fear, odd experiences and distorted thought pattern. Treatment is with antipsychotic medicines which may need to continue throughout life. Coping with a mental disorder as serious as schizophrenia can be challenging, both for the person with the condition and for friends and family. Here are some ways to cope: 1. Learn about schizophrenia. Education about the disorder can help motivate the person with the disease to stick to the treatment plan. Education can help friends and family understand the disorder and be more compassionate with the person who has it. 2. Join a support group. Support groups for people with schizophrenia can help them reach out to others facing similar challenges. Support groups may also help family and friends cope. 3. Stay focused on goals. Managing schizophrenia is an ongoing process. Keeping treatment goals in mind can help the person with schizophrenia stay motivated. Help your loved one remember to take responsibility for managing the illness and working toward goals. 4. Ask about social services assistance. These services may be able to assist with affordable counselling services, job placements and other daily activities. 5. Learn relaxation and stress management. The person with schizophrenia and loved ones may benefit from stress-reduction techniques such as meditation, yoga or tai chi. Please see a psychiatrist for further guidance.
I am suffering from dippression/sizophrenia since 2002. I am taking medicines TREND XR 250, LICAB XL 400 and Cloze 0.25 mg since year 2005. But still problem persists. I feel shortterm memory and pain in Head. I find difficulty in recalling and understanding the things. Vision is also blurred and weight gain.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Schizophrenia is a chronic problem caused by Neuro chemical disturbance in brain. It is characterised by fear, odd experiences and distorted thought pattern. Treatment is with antipsychotic medicines which may need to continue throughout life. Coping with a mental disorder as serious as schizophrenia can be challenging, both for the person with the condition and for friends and family. Here are some ways to cope: 1. Learn about schizophrenia. Education about the disorder can help motivate the person with the disease to stick to the treatment plan. Education can help friends and family understand the disorder and be more compassionate with the person who has it. 2. Join a support group. Support groups for people with schizophrenia can help them reach out to others facing similar challenges. Support groups may also help family and friends cope. 3. Stay focused on goals. Managing schizophrenia is an ongoing process. Keeping treatment goals in mind can help the person with schizophrenia stay motivated. Help your loved one remember to take responsibility for managing the illness and working toward goals. 4. Ask about social services assistance. These services may be able to assist with affordable counselling services, job placements and other daily activities. 5. Learn relaxation and stress management. The person with schizophrenia and loved ones may benefit from stress-reduction techniques such as meditation, yoga or tai chi. Please see a psychiatrist for further guidance.
Taking medicine for sezophrenia then acute pscosys from 2+ years. How long it will continue? Some symptoms reoccurs when medicines are not taken.
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Schizophrenia is a chronic illness and treatment needs to continue through out life. Please follow up with your psychiatrist and don't take decisions to reduce or stop medicines by yourself.

Frequently asked questions about Chrozap Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Clozapine

Q. Is Chrozap safe?
Yes. Chrozap is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor
Q. Is Chrozap a narcotic, addictive, controlled substance?
Chrozap is not a narcotic, addictive or a controlled drug
Q. Is Chrozap a benzodiazepine?
No. Chrozap is not a benzodiazepine. It is an anti-psychotic agent
Q. Can I take ibuprofen with clozapine?
Yes. You can take ibuprofen with clozapine if prescribed by your doctor
Q. Does Chrozap cause erectile dysfunction, tardive dyskinesia, weight-gain, sleepiness or low sperm count?
Chrozap may cause erectile dysfunction, low sperm count, sleepiness, weight gain or tardive dyskinesia. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Does Chrozap help with anxiety?
Chrozap decreases anxiety and other symptoms in patients suffering from schizophrenia.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Chrozap with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Chrozap with Terbinafine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Terbinafine: Terbicutis, Terminator, Hifen, Anibret, Terbimet, Derbina, Mycosol, Tinacure, Terowin, Febitan
Chrozap with Miconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Miconazole: Canticid
Chrozap with Clotrimazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: Clowil, Odis, Kamestin, Cano, Gynaemed, Clovag, Ctm V, Caniten, D Zorb, Clotrim V
Chrozap with Fluconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fluconazole: Fungis, EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon, Fluzole, Geoflu, Rascon, Con F, Fucan, Flucur
Chrozap with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Fungior, Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
Chrozap with Posaconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Chrozap with Itraconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Chrozap with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot, Proxzen
Chrozap with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Wintal
Chrozap with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal, Nytoin, Barbee
Chrozap with Oxyphenonium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Chrozap with Cyclandelate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol, Cyclo
Chrozap with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Chrozap with Sodium Valproate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Valproate: Valkid, Valprosh, Cylenc SV, SV, Valpip Crono, Elival, Valcontin, Epival, Valparex, Valpar
Chrozap with Besifloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Besifloxacin: Besix
Chrozap with Gatifloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gatifloxacin: Adflox, Limaflox, Gatifa, Abgate, Nuquin, Rasiget, Gativis, Segat, Rigat, Ranigat
Chrozap with Fenoverine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv
Chrozap with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Cholipan, Hyozen
Chrozap with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Acidion, Dionindon
Chrozap with Gemifloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemifloxacin: Gametop, Geminex, Gemicef, Gemexin, Gemif, Gemsharp, Gemibid, G Cin A, G Floren
Chrozap with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupro, Bupep, Unidep
Chrozap with Pazufloxazin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pazufloxazin: Pazubid
Chrozap with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Chrozap with Balofloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Balofloxacin: Bazostar
Chrozap with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Chrozap with Pefloxacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pefloxacin: P Cin, Pefocin, Pqup, Pelox, Perti

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