Delayed onset of clozapine-induced leucopenia.

Psychiatry Department, Central Institute of Psychiatry, Kanke, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India.
American journal of therapeutics (Impact Factor: 1.13). 08/2010; 19(3):e118-9. DOI: 10.1097/MJT.0b013e3181ebb268
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ABSTRACT Clozapine has been reported to cause agranulocytosis, neutropenia, and leucopenia that usually occur within 18 weeks of initiation of treatment. We report a case of delayed onset leucopenia after 11 years of treatment with clozapine, which reversed within a few days after discontinuation of medication.

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