I hhave dystonia and tardive dyskenisia. Versed works well, but my doc won't prescribe it. They give t to me in the hospital and it stops the dystonia right away. He wants me... to take clozaril. But the side effects of sedation, weight gain, etc. and the weekly blood draws scare me. Any input? know of a good alternative? Thanks
18 Apr 2015
ok ill respond to this.. most drs wont prescribe it my sons dr says cause it takes to much of a drs time.. it works and my son is in week three with lots of not so good things. and no weight gain he wont eat... the sedation is right and i found a lab open on saturday now so it dont interfere with my job... gonna get my job to giveme a paper for the family medical emergency leave act. i was not going too but i think i need to ... i got to cover myself as ive had this job for over 13 years now. im on facebook and my name is pamela seymour .if you need someone to talk too... my so has the tardive and clozeril has made his hands not shake at all... the one good thing... You have to weigh the good and the bad...
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