Common Side Effects and Metabolic Syndrome due to Clozapine: Relationship with the Clinical Variables and Disability


Gurcan G., Senol S. H. , ANIL YAĞCIOĞLU A. E. , KARAHAN S., ERTUĞRUL A.

TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI, vol.32, no.2, pp.87-99, 2021 (SSCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5080/u25737
  • Journal Name: TURK PSIKIYATRI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, Central & Eastern European Academic Source (CEEAS), EMBASE, MEDLINE, Psycinfo
  • Page Numbers: pp.87-99
  • Keywords: clozapine, schizophrenia, side effect, metabolic syndrome, 2ND-GENERATION ANTIPSYCHOTICS, ATYPICAL ANTIPSYCHOTICS, INDUCED HYPERSALIVATION, WEIGHT-GAIN, SCHIZOPHRENIA, PREVALENCE, SCALE, TOLERABILITY, SAFETY, MANAGEMENT
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Common side effects due to clozapine may affect the treatment process negatively. In this study, we aimed to assess the common side effects and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in schizophrenia patients treated with clozapine, and to study their relationship with clinical variables and disability.