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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 21,783 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 21,932 Clozapine users)

Hepatitis c

Hepatitis c has been reported by people with schizophrenia, depression, liver transplant, hiv infection, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 41,476 Hepatitis c patients)

On Apr, 26, 2015: 21,781 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 * :

Hepatitis c19.05%80.95%

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

Hepatitis c0.00%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 * :

  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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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Have had running nose since priapism came about 5 or more years ago and has not gone away completely. My priapism comes back if I stop taking Meds for it . I have had priapism operations about 10 times in 5 or less years. My clozapine I think is my cause for priapism , it is a side effect I found in a drug facts medical book. I trim my nose hair and still have a runny nos, even if I don't trim. Doctor says He can't figure out why I get priapism so many times , He says I should be impotent from it , but I'm not . Is there a cure for a related priapism runny nose? I have not tried any nose Meds yet. Would really like some help or cures I can get . Thank You.......


  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • behind diagnosis that is controled well for now i feel so tired i cant even work for 4 hours..i need help getting my energy back if it is possible so tired all the time since i wake up


  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • I have an odd facial pallor.
    I have been prescribed ferrous fumerate 420mg/day for 3 years


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