Table 2

Antipsychotic medication use among patients with bipolar disorder

Use of drug

Days prescribed


Medication

n

%

Mean

SD


Atypicals:

Aripiprazole

1,354

17.43

125.71

120.88

Clozapine

6

0.08

140.67

176.62

Olanzapine

2,502

32.20

120.76

121.26

Fluoxetine/Olanzapine

316

4.07

114.78

139.2

Quetiapine

3,376

43.45

156.85

141.55

Risperidone

2,084

26.82

124.04

124.49

Ziprasidone

532

6.85

117.93

115.47

Any atypical

7,378

94.97

175.08

158.77

Typicals:

Chlorpromazine

37

0.48

99.68

134.54

Droperidol

1

0.01

1

Fluphenazine

12

0.15

87.25

84.06

Haloperidol

114

1.47

82.68

101.78

Loxapine

13

0.17

188.46

192.04

Mesoridazine

0

0

Molindone

1

0.01

60

Perphenazine

63

0.81

127.24

128.42

Pimozide

1

0.01

30

Piperacetazine

0

0

Prochlorperazine

518

6.67

14.96

30.975

Promazine

0

0

Thioridazine

16

0.21

79

73.50

Thiothixene

28

0.36

162.07

164.60

Trifluoperazine

10

0.13

268.5

226.81

Triflupromazine

0

0

Any typical

779

10.03

5.27

35.01


Lage and Hassan Annals of General Psychiatry 2009 8:7   doi:10.1186/1744-859X-8-7

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