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Table 2 Patient medications (N = 273)

From: Trajectories of adherence to mood stabilizers in patients with bipolar disorder

Medication N Percent
Lamotrigine 117 42.9
Lithium 97 35.5
Valproate 58 21.2
Carbamazepine/oxcarbazepine 34 12.5
Any antipsychotic 123 45.1
Any antidepressant 135 49.5
Any benzodiazepine 58 21.2
Any insomnia medication 18 6.6
  Mean SD
Total number of medicationsa 2.8 1.4
Total pill burdena 6.3 4.3
  1. aOnly psychiatric drugs