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i wished i never taken clozapine....



May 13, 2018
back in august, i had a clozapine induced priapism which i did not treat...i was too embarrassed to seek a medical emergency.....

now i don't have erections anymore...can't afford ED drugs right now..

about in april i quit using that drug when my heart felt like it was about to burst.....i decided not to take it....every doctor i came across told me i needed to take that drug...

even my cousin i have not seen in 30 years told me i needed to take that drug...due to the pressure, i took it again...in june i had my first priapism.....it took about 4 hours to end...right then in there i should have told the shrink about it...some days later on a saturday, i had a second priapism...i was on my way to the emergency room but was too chicken to go to the emergency room....

the third one, which really did me in, lasted the whole day....i was embarrassed to get help and also my medical coverage was changing...i felt i was not going to be covered for medical emergencies....

now it is three months later and my erections have become less and less....i do have diabetes (type 2) for 10 years and never had problems from my erections.....it was that third priapism that really did me in..

don't know what to do..i'm very depressed right now and another thing i'm still technically a virgin...i have never had sex with female in my life..


Well-known member
Jan 4, 2013
I'm so sorry this drug did that to you, also it's terrible you can't get ed drugs.
I'm really hoping you improve.
Thank you for sharing your story.
Take care


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Forum Safety Team
Sep 29, 2014
The Land of Oz
Clozapine can be wonderful..... or it can do some serious harm. For me it caused myocarditis and my heart swelled inside the pericardial sac. I could have died.
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