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Table 2 Psychotropic medications taken during the 100-day analyses periods (N = 241)

From: Regularity of self-reported daily dosage of mood stabilizers and antipsychotics in patients with bipolar disorder

Medication N %   
Taking antidepressants 122 51   
Taking benzodiazepines 55 23   
Taking insomnia medications 22 9   
All medicationsa Mean SD   
Total number of medications 3.9 2.0   
Total pill burden 7.2 4.8   
Antipsychotic/mood stabilizerb N in analysis Mean dosage (mg) Dosage SD Pct days missing
Aripiprazole 28 15.5 11.3 15.4
Risperidone 17 1.6 1.4 19.5
Quetiapine 48 268.4 202.0 22.3
Ziprasidone 12 141.6 59.4 12.9
Olanzapine 17 8.4 5.4 13.5
Lithium 99 914.6 320.6 15.1
Valproate 45 1107.2 599.0 12.8
Carbamazepine 15 798.1 386.1 5.1
Oxcarbazepine 14 938.1 605.6 26.1
Lamotrigine 119 231.9 129.4 13.5
  1. aOnly psychotropic drugs
  2. bOnly including drugs with ≥ 10 analysis periods