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Table 3 Frequency of ATC codes prescribed to the study population

From: Specialist prescribing of psychotropic drugs to older persons in Sweden - a register-based study of 188 024 older persons

ATC Chem. Sub. ICD 2006 2007 2008
n % 95% CI n % 95% CI n % 95% CI
N03AE01 Clonazepam 42 1015 0.97 0.91-1.03 1082 1.01 0.95-1.07 1097 1.01 0.95-1.07
N03AF01 Carbamazepin 31 7917 7.58 7.42-7.74 7877 7.38 7.23-7.54 7814 7.21 7.06-7.37
N03AG01 Valproic acid 31 2220 2.13 2.04-2.21 2308 2.16 2.08-2.25 2377 2.19 2.11-2.28
N03AX09 Lamotrigine 31 1259 1.21 1.14-1.27 1436 1.35 1.28-1.42 1691 1.56 1.49-1.64
N03AX16 Pregabalin 41 2641 2.53 2.43-2.62 3982 3.73 3.62-2.85 5231 4.83 4.70-4.96
N04BC05 Pramipexole 30-39 6188 5.92 5.78-6.07 7807 7.32 7.16-7.48 9093 8.40 8.23-8.56
N05BA01 Diazepam 20-39, 41 20075 19.22 18.98-19.46 19315 18.11 17.88-18.34 18477 17.06 16.84-17.28
N05BA04 Oxazepam 20-39, 41 41521 39.76 39.46-40.05 41725 39.12 38.82-39.41 41226 38.06 37.78-38.35
N05BA06 Lorazepam 20-39, 41 1175 1.13 1.06-1.19 1119 1.05 0.99-1.11 1093 1.01 0.95-1.07
N05BA12 Alprazolam 20-39, 41 3992 3.82 3.71-3.94 3910 3.67 3.55-3.78 3819 3.53 3.42-3.64
N05BE01 Buspirone 30-39, 41 473 0.45 0.41-0.49 422 0.40 0.36-0.43 401 0.37 0.33-0.41
N06AA04 Clomipramine 20-29, 41-42 2841 2.72 2.62-2.82 2827 2.65 2.55-2.75 2739 2.53 2.44-2.62
N06AA06 Trimipramine 20-39 342 0.33 0.29-0.36 196 0.18 0.16-0.21 48 0.04 0.03-0.06
N06AA09 Amitriptyline 20-39 11914 11.41 11.21-11.60 11907 11.16 10.97-11.35 12275 11.33 11.14-11.52
N06AA10 Nortriptyline 20-39 381 0.36 0.33-0.40 367 0.34 0.31-0.38 307 0.28 0.25-0.32
N06AA21 Maprotiline 20-39 413 0.40 0.36-0.43 342 0.32 0.29-0.35 322 0.30 0.26-0.33
N06AG02 Moclobemide 30-39 186 0.18 0.15-0.20 167 0.16 0.13-0.18 152 0.14 0.12-0.16
N06AX02 Tryptophan 30-39 36 0.03 0.02-0.05 37 0.03 0.02-0.05 28 0.03 0.02-0.04
N06AX03 Mianserin 30-39 1575 1.51 1.43-1.58 1527 1.43 1.36-1.50 1523 1.41 1.34-1.48
N06AX11 Mirtazapine 30-39 9296 8.90 8.73-9.07 10581 9.92 9.74-10.10 11500 10.62 10.43-10.80
N06AX12 Bupropion 30-39 1552 1.49 1.31-1.56 1264 1.19 1.12-1.25 838 0.77 0.72-0.83
N06AX16 Venlafaxine 30-39 3792 3.63 3.52-3.74 3848 3.61 3.50-3.72 4126 3.81 3.70-3.92
N06AX18 Reboxetin 30-39, 41 91 0.09 0.07-0.11 74 0.07 0.05-0.09 91 0.08 0.07-0.10
N06AX21 Duloxetine 30-39 1480 1.42 1.35-1.49 1602 1.50 1.43-1.57 2036 1.88 1.80-1.96
N06BA07 Modafinil 30-39 95 0.09 0.07-0.11 125 0.12 0.10-0.14 136 0.13 0.10-0.15
  1. ATC codes (ATC), the corresponding chemical substances (Chem. Sub.) and ICD-10 codes F20-42 (ICD) (Chapter V Mental and behavioral disorders) to which the ATC codes can be prescribed, number of older persons (n) prescribed each of ATC-codes level 5 and percentage (%) of the older population being prescribed drugs for mental disorders, with 95% CI, during 2006, 2007 and 2008