Category: Clozapine

It’s official!!!

It’s been many years since Gavin began taking Clozapine been and roughly 2 years since Gavin began having issues with his blood work, that had a significant impact on how he received refills of his most important medication. Clozapine is an antipsychotic and is one of the most tightly controlled medications in the US. Clozapine …

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One less thing to worry about

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 we learned while it’s still …

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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. Clozapine requires bloodwork before each …

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This isn’t good

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). We’re seeing further evidence that …

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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 change to the way they …

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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 trying with the doctors office …

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