Category Archives: Clozapine




One less thing to worry about

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Right after getting the boys to school this morning, Lizze and I will be taking Gavin to his psychiatrist. This should be just a follow up and the fact it’s so close to his hematology appointment is purely coincidence. On the plus side, we’ll be able to talk about what… Read more »







Managing Gavin’s meds can be a huge PITA

One of the more frustrating parts of being a special needs parent is dealing with medications. One of the most frustring parts of dealing with medications is getting them filled on time. Gavin is on an antipsychotic known as Clozapine. Clozapine is the most tightly controled medication in the US…. Read more »







This isn’t good

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I spoke previously about Gavin changing the way he takes his medication. I also shared how we suspect that the voices in his head are the ones telling him to do this because it wasn’t us (see As if life wasn’t already hard enough, it seems the voices are back)…. Read more »







As if life wasn’t already hard enough, it seems the voices are back

Last night, Gavin came downstairs after being in bed for a couple of hours, mumbling something about a glass of water and claiming to be wheezing. He was heavily sedated and that’s not necessarily normal for him. With no changes having been made to his meds, there shouldn’t be any… Read more »







I was able to give Gavin his #Clozapine tonight

We were able to get Gavin’s Clozapine refilled today. I had to make a few calls but the script was ready for pickup at 7:30 PM tonight. That’s definitely a step ahead of what it’s been for the last few months. I’m not sure if the new process we are… Read more »







The number one source of stress in my life right now

I’m so incredibly frustrated today because for the millionth time, the pharmacy hasn’t delivered or even filled Gavin’s Clozapine prescription. I don’t understand why this is so fucking complicated. Out of all the medications a pharmacy can fill, Clozapine is the most tightly controlled by a mile. One would think… Read more »







There’s way too much shit to worry about as a special needs parent

I’ve been playing a very frustrating game of phone tag with the pharmacy this afternoon. I need to make sure they either look out for a fax from the lab or call and have it faxed over because Gavin needs his refill tomorrow. I cannot stress enough that Clozapine is… Read more »