Category: Clozapine

A super quick but important Clozapine update

A quick follow up on the status of Gavin’s Clozapine prescription. I had mentioned last week that we were trying to get his Clozapine script approved for a 14 day supply at a time. Gavin’s numbers have been stable for the last 6 months and he’s eligible to move to the new script. We just …

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There’s yet another snag in getting Gavin’s meds refilled and I’m seriously frustrated

Gavin had his blood work done first thing Monday morning. The lab has had almost four days to run them and fax the results to the pharmacy. They have yet to do so. Mind you, this is a stat order meaning it’s a priority and should be completed the same morning. Unfortunately, getting the lab …

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Gavin’s appointment went well

Gavin’s psychiatric appointment went great this morning. Nothing changed and we’re going to continue pushing ahead with his current dose of Clozapine, at 300mg/day. There is little evidence that increasing the dose will produce a more positive outcome. In fact, we have a ton of evidence to the contrary. Gavin may never be free from …

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This is a f*cking nightmare every week

It’s Sunday, and we still have not been able to get Gavin’s Clozapine refill. He has his bloodwork done every Wednesday morning, but the pharmacy either doesn’t check for the labs, or they aren’t sent to them in the first place. We end up waiting and waiting for the refill to come in. I set …

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Code Z

Another day, another psychotic episode. Last night, Gavin came running into the living room and was visibly upset. He began nervously pacing back and forth before blurting out code z. I wasn’t paying close attention to what he was saying because he’s psychotic and saying all kinds of crazy things. I don’t mean that disrespectfully …

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It’s heartbreaking and a bit scary

The boys had a great day at school today, and in the way home, we stopped to visit my grandmother. We had a short visit before returning home blah blah blah. Not to downplay the significance of the above paragraph but what I want to focus on tonight is what came out of therapy tonight. …

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