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Condition: Schizophrenia
10/19/2010 6:02:56 PM

Reviewer: bell, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
increadible weight gain...over double original weight

Condition: Schizophrenia
9/3/2009 10:36:39 AM

Reviewer: FamilyFullOfCrazy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
In 1982, my brother was diagnosed at the age of 20 with Schizophrenia and Bipolar-Manic Depressive. He has been on several anti-psychotic and anti-depression over several years. Appx 5 years after Clozaril being available he began taking it. It has been the most helpful and effective anti-psychotic medication for him. As most know, the lab work for blood draw is a pain (once a week!) but for the l ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Schizophrenia
1/13/2009 3:02:53 PM

Reviewer: sissbyoom49@yahoo.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
After prolonged use, memory problems seem to be increasing. Very difficult to maintain employment and relationships when one cannot remember! Otherwise it's been a godsend.

Condition: Schizophrenia
10/2/2008 3:03:12 PM

Reviewer: tigger, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
This medication seems to be causing cognitive problems - memory; executive function, concentration etc.

Condition: Schizophrenia
8/13/2008 12:42:29 PM

Reviewer: Heather A., 19-24 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
When I don't take the Clozaril, I can't sleep at night at all. Why does this occur? When I do take the Clozaril, I get tired about 1 to 2 hours after I take it. When I do take it I usually sleep through the whole night. I have to get my blood drawn every other week, which I really don't like. I started taking the Clozaril about 8 to 9 years ago. The thing I really hate is if I do ... Show Full Comment

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