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Thanks for your question.
Clozapine can cause drop in white cell count.
That is commonly monitored.
It does not detect drug level.
well I do Complete Blood Count every week so far white blood cells are normal
now Therapeutic Blood Monitoring is this same and CBC?
ok that is what your doctor is monitoring
Therapeutic Blood Monitoring is this same as CBC?
yes it is the same
Hi--your doctor was checking to see what level of clozapine was in your blood and to see if it were a therapeutic level. If you only missed a dose or two that wouldn't affect the levels but if you missed, say, a few day's worth that would show up as a low or nontherapeutic level.