Table 4

Most frequent combinations of classes of psychotropic drugs
Lithium Antidepressants (SSRI, Mir, Ven) atypical Neuroleptics (Quet, Ola, Ri) 4%
Lithium Antidepressants (SSRI, Mir, Ven) Antidepressants (SSRI, Mir, Ven) 3%
Lithium atypical Neuroleptics (Quet, Ola, Ri) Anticonvulsives (Val, Lam) 1%
SSRI atypical Neuroleptics (Quet, Ola, Ri) Anticonvulsives (Val, Lam) 3%
SSRI Mirtazapine Anticonvulsives (Val, Lam) 2%
SSRI Mirtazapine Venlafaxine 1%

Table: 4 Classes of psychotropic drugs in the treatment of bipolar depression (1994–2009). Mir: mirtazapine, Ven: venlafaxine, Quet: quetiapine, Ola: olanzapine, Ri: risperidone, Val: valproic acid, Lam: lamotrigine.

Haeberle et al.

Haeberle et al. BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:153   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-153

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