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Table 1 Percentages of extrapyramidal adverse events reported for different long-acting antipsychotic drugs

From: Long-acting antipsychotic drugs for the treatment of schizophrenia: use in daily practice from naturalistic observations

Drug FL FE R R R R y R a R R P V V Z
Reference [131] [132] [80] [132] [90] [91] [91] [107] [133] [77] [8] [58] [76]
n 16 5 19 87 249 66 351 725 529 42 53 368 19
Dystonia --- --- --- 1.1 --- --- --- --- --- --- 15.1 0.5 ---
Akathisia 12.5 40.0 5.3 2.3 2.0 19.7 11.1 17.0 3.4 --- 43.4 2.4 ---
Parkinsonism/tremor 6.2 --- --- 4.6 --- --- --- --- 6.0 2.4 30.2 7.6 ---
Tardive dyskinesia --- --- --- 3.4 --- --- --- --- --- --- --- 3.0 15.8
Hypertonia --- --- --- 2.3 --- --- --- --- --- --- 24.5 --- ---
  1. Abbreviations: Z = zuclopenthixol decanoate; R = risperidone; y = in young patients; a = in adult patients; FL = flupenthixol; FE = fluphenazine; V = various long-acting antipsychotic drugs; --- = not reported.