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my son has been on clozapine for several years and is working

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my son has been on clozapine for several years and is working and living a normal life. The last two weeks I have found lots of cans of rexona in his rubbish.He tells me hes not using them but the signs are on his clothes and irritability.Iknow they are also lowering his medication slowly.His girlfriend also went back to her country.Should I try to contact his doctor ?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Ralph LMHC replied 6 years ago.


Are you referring to Rexona the deodorant?


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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Hi, yes the deodorant
Expert:  Ralph LMHC replied 6 years ago.

If you are fearful that he is using it as an inhalant to get intoxicated, I would definely notify his psychiatrists as inhalants use can result in fatlality.Preservervation of life is the highest of allrequirements..



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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Yes Im sure that is what he is doing. I have a number of his doctor but of course there is a privacy issue as well. They dont divulge any information to me,he is 27 years old. I shall ring tomorrow,thankyou very much
Expert:  Ralph LMHC replied 6 years ago.


The privacy issue prevents the psychiatrist fro revealing information to you but not fro you sharing with him and as I said the preserveration of life is the most important thin



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