Clozapine is used as an active ingredient in various medications that treat certain mental disorders. This component is a synthetic dibenzo-diazepine derivative, atypical antipsychotics. It blocks certain neurotransmitter receptors in the brain It weakly blocks dopamine type 2 receptors. It also relieves schizophrenic symptoms like hallucinations, delusions, or dementia.
Class of Drugs – An antipsychotic drug
Molecular Formula – C18H19ClN4
Molecular Weight – 326.8 g/mol
Working: This anti-psychotic component blocks the receptors in the brain for some neurotransmitters i.e. chemicals that nerves use to communicate with each other that includes dopamine type 4 receptors, serotonin type 2 receptors, norepinephrine receptors, acetylcholine receptors, and histamine receptors. This Clozapine helps to decrease the hallucinations and to prevent suicide in people to try to harm themselves.
Uses: This component is indicated for the treatment of certain mental/mood disorders like schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorders. It is a psychiatric medication i.e. the anti-psychotic type that helps to restore the balance of various natural substances i.e. neurotransmitters present in the brain.
Popular Brands and Dosages: This psychotic medication Clozapine works as a main active ingredient in popular brands. The brand medicine is offered in dosages as:
- Fazaclo: 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg
- Clopine: 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg
- Clozapine Synthon: 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg
Take this psychotic medication exactly as prescribed by the doctor.