Were you looking for information about Clozapine? Clozapin is a common misspelling of clozapine.
Clozapine (Clozaril®, FazaClo®) is a medicine licensed for the treatment of schizophrenia. Specifically, it is approved for people who have failed to respond to other schizophrenia medications. Clozapine works by lessening or blocking the effects of dopamine and serotonin in the brain, chemicals that may be elevated in people with schizophrenia. The drug comes in tablet form and is available by prescription only. Common side effects that have been reported with clozapine include drowsiness, weight gain, constipation, and insomnia.
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