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Psychopharmacology and Psychiatry Updates

Feb 21, 2024

In this episode, we discuss the treatment of agranulocytosis or neutropenia in patients on clozapine therapy, a rare yet serious scenario that clinicians may encounter. We delve into the possibility of rechallenging clozapine treatment after such an event and explore the use of colony-stimulating factors. What's the likelihood of agranulocytosis while prescribing clozapine long term?

Faculty: Oliver Freudenreich, M.D.
Host: Richard Seeber, M.D.