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Düşünen Adam. 2019; 32(1): -


LATE ONSET CLOZAPINE INDUCED NEUTROPENIA TREATED WITH LITHIUM

Pelin Taş Dürmüş, Yasemin Görgülü, Mehmet Bülent Sönmez, Rugül Köse Çınar.

Abstract
Clozapine is a second-generation antipsychotic drug proven to be effective on treatment-resistant schizophrenia. Among patients using clozapine; the incidence of neutropenia is approximately 3% and the incidence of agranulocytosis is approximately 1%. This side effect is diminishing after 18 weeks of drug initiation. In this case, the clozapine-induced neutropenia after 7 years of clozapine use in the schizophrenic patient and its treatment with lithium supplementation will be presented.

Key words: Clozapine, neutropenia, lithium



Article Language: Turkish English


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