Category: Clozapine

A major update about Gavin’s health and where we go from here

Today was really rough for Mr. Gavin. He can’t ride in the car for very long at all, without feeling like he’s going to have an accident. This is the worst it’s ever been, by a long shot. I was able to get ahold of his prescribing doctor and we are to immediately drop him …

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Gavin’s really struggling with these side effects and it’s heartbreaking 

We’ve got to figure something out with these bladder issues because they are now constant and very rarely ever let up on him. Poor Gavin keeps apologizing for having to go to the bathroom over and over and over again.  I keep telling him that it’s not his fault and he needn’t apologize for it …

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Gavin’s not doing well

It’s been a difficult couple of days for Gavin. It’s safe to say that the increase in Clozapine has significantly increased the side effects he had begun suffering from about two years ago. Gavin’s been struggling with what presents itself as bladder issues.  He’s constantly running back and forth to the bathroom, without having to …

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Today officially begins our last ditch effort to help relieve Gavin’s schizophrenic symptoms

For the final time, Gavin will have his Clozapine dose bumped up today. He will once again be at 800mg a day and this will be the last time it will ever be increased.  So far, we haven’t seen any improvements but hopefully, this next increase will make a difference.  Unfortunately, while there hasn’t been …

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Day 2 of 700mg of Clozapine 

Today is the second day that Gavin has been on 700mg of Clozapine per day. I’m going to be very honest and say that I’m not really seeing anything significant, one way or the other.   It’s only been two days, so obviously we’ll need more time to sorta flesh some of this stuff out. …

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