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Table 3 The frequencies and median doses antipsychotics prescribed concurrently for patients using atypical antipsychotics

From: Simultaneous prescribing of atypical antipsychotics, conventional antipsychotics and anticholinergics—a European study

Antipsychotic Antipsychotic prescribed concurrently (%) Median dose (mg)
Levomepromazine* 16.6% 50.0
Haloperidol 11.2% 10.0
Prothipendyl* 9.5% 80.0
Cyamemazine* 7.1% 100.0
Zuclopenthixol 7.6% 28.5
Pipamperon* 5.6% 80.0
Dehydrobenzperidol 4.7% 10.0
Thioridazine* 4.4% 100.0
Clotiapine 4.4% 40.0
Chlorpromazine* 3.1% 200.0
Flupenthixol 2.7% 5.9
Fluphenazine 2.4% 9.0
Bromperidol 2.4% 7.5
Chlorprothixeen* 1.8% 100.0
Perphenazine 1.5% 16.0
Pimozide 1.4% 4.0
Other conventional antipsychotics 9.2%
Second atypical 4.2%
Total 100.0%
  1. * Considered as low-potent antipsychotic