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Table 5 The probability of first generation antipsychotics induced adverse drug reactions in patients with schizophrenia at Amanuel Specialized Mental Hospital

From: Prevalence and management practice of first generation antipsychotics induced side effects among schizophrenic patients at Amanuel Mental Specialized Hospital, central Ethiopia: cross-sectional study

Category of ADR; n(%) Type of ADR (Frequency) FDAs associated with the ADR
Definite reaction 67 (22.3%) Dizziness (28) Chlorpromazine
Irregularity in heart beat (11) Chlorpromazine
Sedation (14) Chlorpromazine
EPS (14) Fluphenazine depot (11) + Haloperidol (8)
Probable reaction 145 (48.3) EPS (44) Haloperidol(23) + fluphenazine depot(21)
Sedation (15) Chlorpromazine(11) + thioridazine(4)
Constipation (9) Fluphenazine depot
Dizziness (46) Chlorpromazine(23) + Haloperidol(23)
Sexual dysfunction (3) Chlorpromazine(2) + Haloperidol(1)
Irregularity in heart beat (37) Chlorpromazine(20) + fluphenazine depot(17)
Possible reaction 75 (25.0) Irregularity in heart beat (31) Chlorpromazine (23) + Haloperidol (8)
Dizziness (12) Chlorpromazine
Dry mouth (10) Chlorpromazine
Insomnia (9) Haloperidol
Menstrual abnormality (5) Fluphenazine depot
Drooling (11) Fluphenazine depot