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Table 3 Number of patients with side effects

From: Ritanserin as an adjunct to lithium and haloperidol for the treatment of medication-naive patients with acute mania: a double blind and placebo controlled trial

Side Effects Lithium + Haloperidol + Ritanserin Lithium + Haloperidol + Placebo P
Asthenia 10 (47.60%) 7 (33.33%) 0.53
Agitation 8 (38.09%) 13 (61.90%) 0.21
Constipation 5 (23.80%) 6 (28.50%) 1.00
Diarrhea 1 (4.76%) 2 (9.52%) 1.00
Dizziness 9 (42.85%) 6 (28.57%) 0.52
Dry Mouth 12 (57.14%) 15 (71.42%) 0.52
Dyspepsia 6 (28.57%) 5 (23.80%) 1.00
Headache 5 (23.80%) 4 (19.04%) 1.00
Increased Appetite 18 (85.71%) 16 (76.19%) 0.69
Nervousness 8 (38.09%) 12 (57.14%) 0.35
Pain 5 (23.80%) 3 (14.28%) 0.69
Sleep Disorder 6 (28.57%) 4 (19.04%) 0.71
Somnolence 14 (66.66%) 17 (80.95%) 0.48
Vomiting 1 (4.76%) 2 (9.52%) 1.00
Weight Gain 19 (90.47%) 16 (76.19%) 0.40