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Is it possible or have they lied to me?
 
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It is possible as a short acting injection but not as a long lasting depot.
 
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A lady on the ward here says they couldn't inject it so they injected haldol instead.
 
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It definitely can be injected so I doubt they are injecting haldol but it is possible of course.I don't see any reason why the staff would lie to you.
 
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I found this Dutch information about clozapine injection.It is part of a huge paper so I only copied a bit of it

In the Netherlands these and also 125 mg/5 ml ampoules are now produced by
the hospital pharmacy Ziekenhuis Apotheek en Laboratorium Venray (ZALV). Provided they
are stored in the dark and at room temperature, the clozapine ampoules can be kept for two
years. There is also a company in Syria which produces the ampoules.
Clozapine can be administered by intramuscular injection, in which case the required oral
dose can be halved. Injections may be a solution if a patient needs clozapine, but cannot or
will not swallow it.122,123,124 Amounts of injection fluid over 4 ml should be divided and
administered at two injection sites.
125 A liquid clozapine preparation can also be made, but it
tastes bad.126 Clozapine tablets can also be crushed and mixed with pudding. In water the
tablets disintegrate within a few minutes. However, the tablets do not dissolve; it remains a
suspension. Oral ingestion must take place soon after the mixture is stirred, since it is not
known how long the suspension remains stable.
 
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Thank you, I remember the disgusting drink it tells about very well.
I'm really confused now...
 
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