Review: could Clozapine cause Hepatitis c?
Summary: Hepatitis c is found among people who take Clozapine, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Interferon, and have Schizophrenia.
We study 21,773 people who have side effects while taking Clozapine from FDA and social media. Among them, 93 have Hepatitis c. Find out below who they are, when they have Hepatitis c and more.
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Clozapine has active ingredients of clozapine. It is often used in schizophrenia. (latest outcomes from Clozapine 21,922 users)
Hepatitis c has been reported by people with schizophrenia, depression, liver transplant, hiv infection, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Hepatitis c 41,356 patients)
On Dec, 7, 2014: 21,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Clozapine. Among them, 93 people (0.43%) have Hepatitis C.
Time on Clozapine when people have Hepatitis c * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hepatitis c||10.53%||18.42%||2.63%||18.42%||39.47%||10.53%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hepatitis c when taking Clozapine * :
|Hepatitis c||19.05%||80.95% |
Age of people who have Hepatitis c when taking Clozapine * :
|Hepatitis c||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||14.61%||43.82%||35.96%||5.62%||0.00% |
Severity of Hepatitis c when taking Clozapine ** :
How people recovered from Hepatitis c ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Schizophrenia (72 people, 77.42%)
- Hepatitis c (25 people, 26.88%)
- Schizophrenia, paranoid type (15 people, 16.13%)
- Asthma (3 people, 3.23%)
- Depression (3 people, 3.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Interferon (36 people, 38.71%)
- Pegasys (21 people, 22.58%)
- Ribavirin (20 people, 21.51%)
- Aripiprazole (11 people, 11.83%)
- Antivirals nos (10 people, 10.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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