The main active component of this anti-psychotic drug is Clozapine, which is a synthetic dibenzo-diazepine derivative, atypical antipsychotic. It blocks several neurotransmitter receptors in the brain dopamine type 4, serotonin type 2, norepinephrine, acetylcholine, and histamine receptors. Unlike traditional antipsychotic agents, it weakly blocks dopamine type 2 receptors. It relieves schizophrenic symptoms.
This mentioned medication is used to treat certain mental/mood disorders like schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorders. Fazaclo is a psychiatric medication i.e. the anti-psychotic type that works by helping to restore the balance of certain natural substances i.e. neurotransmitters in the brain.
This medicine lowers hallucinations and helps prevent suicide in people who are likely to try to harm themselves. It helps you to think more clearly and positively about yourself, feel less nervous, and take part in everyday life.
Given the drug, Fazaclo is in a class of medications called atypical antipsychotics. It works by changing the activity of certain natural substances in the brain. This medication comes in an orally disintegrating tablet advised to be taken as per the doctor’s prescription only.
This antipsychotic medicine is available for oral consumption and in dosage as mentioned below:
- 12.5 mg: This medication shall be taken with or without food, as directed by the doctor
- 25 mg: It is to be consumed exactly as directed by the doctor
- 50 mg: It shall be taken once a day with or without food as directed by the doctor
- 100 mg: Consume this pill as directed by the doctor
- 200 mg: This tablet shall be administered exactly as prescribed by the doctor
Directions for Use
Clozapine or such medicines should be taken before or after meals, as prescribed by the doctor
Given medication is not approved for use in psychotic conditions related to dementia. It may increase the risk of dementia-related conditions in older people.