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