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Table 2 Antipsychotic drug use at discharge/ 6 weeks

From: The serum level of C-reactive protein (CRP) is associated with cognitive performance in acute phase psychosis

  Risperidone Olanzapine Quetiapine Ziprasidone Aripiprazole
N = 14 N = 21 N = 14 N = 10 N = 1
Mean (SD/ range) Mean (SD/ range) Mean (SD/ range) Mean (SD/ range) Mean (SD/ range)
Mean dose (mg/ d) 3.3 (1.2/2.0–6.0) 16.6 (4.7/10.0–25.0) 480.4 (218.9/175.0–800.0) 82.0 (38.2/20.0–160.0) 5.0 (-)
Serum level (nm/ L)a 58.5 (33.3/ 27.0–147.0) 115.5 (70.3/47.0–302.0) 546.8 (585.3/ 62.0–1817.0) 88.6 (89.3/ 13.0–323.0) 141 (-)
  1. N number of patients, SD standard deviation, mg/d milligrams per day, nm/L nanomoles per litre. There was missing medication data on 1 patient and 1 patient had discontinued the antipsychotic medication
  2. aReference ranges: Risperidone 30–120; Olanzapine 30–200; Quetiapine 100–800; Ziprasidone 30–200; Aripiprazole 200–1300