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Table 3 Use of psychotropic drug groups, individual psychotropics, and combinations of psychotropics

From: Multi-psychotropic drug prescription and the association to neuropsychiatric symptoms in three Norwegian nursing home cohorts between 2004 and 2011

ATC code and generic name N = 4739, %
N05A Antipsychotics 19.9
 N05A X08 Risperidone 5.6
 N05A D01 Haloperidol 3.4
 N05A H03 Olanzapine 2.8
N05B Anxiolytics 23.9
 N05B A04 Oxazepam 19.2
 N05B B01 Hydroxyzine 3.2
 N05B A01 Diazepam 2.1
N05C Sedatives 30.5
 N05C F01 Zopiclone 23.0
 N05C D02 Nitrazepam 3.4
 N05C M02 Clomethiazole 2.7
N06A Antidepressants 39.2
 N06A B10 Escitalopram 12.5
 N06A B04 Citalopram 10.7
 N06A X03 Mianserin 7.4
N06D Anti-dementia drugs 13.7
 N06D A02 Donepezil 6.8
 N06D X01 Memantine 4.7
 N06D A03 Rivastigmine 2.0
Combinations of psychotropic drug classes
 Antidepressants and sedatives 14.4
 Antidepressants and anxiolytics 12.1
 Sedatives and anxiolytics 10.6
 Antidepressants and antipsychotics 9.1
 Two antidepressants 6.2
Combination of specific psychotropic drugs
 Zopiclone and Oxazepam 5.6
 Zopiclone and Escitalopram 3.5
 Zopiclone and Citalopram 3.3
 Oxazepam and Escitalopram 3.0
 Oxazepam and Citalopram 2.8
 Oxazepam and Mianserin 2.5
 Zopiclone and Mianserin 2.2