Table 1

Table showing drugs used in the analyses

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System (ATC-nr)

Chemical therapeutic level

Number of individuals with at least one prescription of medication

Percentages of persons receiving treatment


Bipolar disorder

17,007

0.6

N03AG01

Valproate

3,728

0.1

N03AX09

Lamotrigine

6,501

0.2

N03AF01

Carbamazepine

2,049

0.1

N05AN01

Lithium

6,538

0.2


Diabetes mellitus

77,669

2.7

A10A

Insulin or insulin analogs

32,005

1.1

A10B

Oral antidiabetic agents

55,665

1.9


The drugs are categorized by both their ATC number and their chemical therapeutical name. The number of persons receiving the medications, are aged 20 to 69.

Svendal et al. BMC Medicine 2012 10:148   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-148

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