Pharmacokinetics of Clozapine: An Investigate the Potential Molecular Mechanisms of Action

Document Type : Mini Review Article


Human Cytogenetics and Genomics Laboratory, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Kelambakkam-603103, Tamilnadu, India


Pharmacological surveillance research has usually focused on maintaining chronic experience to marginally efficient blood levels to manage adherence and prevent withdrawal symptoms. The reasoning to use targeted therapies checking in regards to atypical antipsychotics is being discussed, at least in the context of its actual therapeutic efficacy. However, there is proof that it can enhance utility, particularly when psychotic individuals do not react or improve adverse effects while using an effective dose. Moreover, plasma drug levels identifications may be helpful in medical-legal conditions. This study focused on the therapeutic pharmacokinetic information for clozapine and briefly discussed the relationship with plasma levels. Clozapine research showed a link between plasma levels and therapeutic signs, with a 350–420 m m-1limit related to positive therapeutic outcomes. Since elevated plasma concentration levels of clozapine can raise the threat of epilepsy, targeted therapies surveillance is well defined. Several components impact plasma clozapine levels, including modified cytochrome P450 1A4 action, age, sex, and cigarette smoking. 


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Volume 12, Issue 2
June 2022
Pages 247-254
  • Receive Date: 22 September 2021
  • Revise Date: 29 October 2021
  • Accept Date: 20 November 2021
  • First Publish Date: 21 November 2021