Clozapine (Clozaril)

Photograph of Clozapine (Clozaril) under the microscope.

Clozaril (or cloazapine) is one of the first new drugs useful for schizophrenia that has been introduced in over 20 years. It is used to treat symptoms such as hallucinations, delusions, blunted affect, and hostility. In these regards, it has seen some significant clinical trials in the treatment of Alzheimer's. Some of the most serious side effects include seizures, lowered blood pressure, and increased heart rate.

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