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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 21,774 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

Clozapine has active ingredients of clozapine. It is often used in schizophrenia. (latest outcomes from 21,925 Clozapine users)

Hepatitis c

Hepatitis c has been reported by people with schizophrenia, depression, liver transplant, hiv infection, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 41,473 Hepatitis c patients)

On Jan, 9, 2015: 21,774 people reported to have side effects when taking Clozapine. Among them, 93 people (0.43%) have Hepatitis C.

Trend of Hepatitis c in Clozapine reports

Time on Clozapine when people have Hepatitis c * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hepatitis c10.53%18.42%2.63%18.42%39.47%10.53%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hepatitis c when taking Clozapine * :

FemaleMale
Hepatitis c19.05%80.95%

Age of people who have Hepatitis c when taking Clozapine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hepatitis c0.00%0.00%0.00%14.61%43.82%35.96%5.62%0.00%

Severity of Hepatitis c when taking Clozapine ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hepatitis c ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (72 people, 77.42%)
  2. Hepatitis c (25 people, 26.88%)
  3. Schizophrenia, paranoid type (15 people, 16.13%)
  4. Asthma (3 people, 3.23%)
  5. Depression (3 people, 3.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Interferon (36 people, 38.71%)
  2. Pegasys (21 people, 22.58%)
  3. Ribavirin (20 people, 21.51%)
  4. Aripiprazole (11 people, 11.83%)
  5. Antivirals nos (10 people, 10.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • doc moc on Apr, 25, 2013:

    BREAK down FOOL!

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    Get your medical records
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