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Table 4 Mean (SD) doses of antipsychotics

From: Prescribing trends of antipsychotics in youth receiving income assistance: results from a retrospective population database study

  Quetiapine Risperidone Olanzapine Haloperidol Loxapine
Year 2002* 2006 2001 2006 2001 2006 2001 2006 2001 2006
Mean mg dose (SD) 306 (258) 266 (405) 2.9 (2.4) 2 (3.3) 13 (7.2) 13.6 (9.6) 5 (4.1) 4.6 (4) 32.3 (40.7) 16.8 (22)
N† 567 1375 1432 2547 633 1424 130 78 50 229
  1. * 2002 was chosen due to quetiapine’s release date on the market.
  2. †N represents the number of prescriptions for that antipsychotic during the year.