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Table 6 Rate of medicated inpatients (2008–2012) sorted by drug classes and substances of each class

From: Pharmacotherapy of borderline personality disorder: what has changed over two decades? A retrospective evaluation of clinical practice

Drug classesRate of medicated inpatientsmean daily dosage in mg
Antipsychotics
 Lower-potency antipsychotics
  Prothipendyl8.0%96.4
  Promethazine3.4%82
  Chlorprothixene2.3%138
 Higher-potency antipsychotics
  Flupentixol2.3%5
 Atypical antipsychotics
  Quetiapine19.5%263.6
  Ariprazole4.6%10
  Olanzapine1.1%7.5
Antidepressants
 Tri−/tetracyclic antidepressants
  Trimipramine3.4%90.5
  Doxepin3.4%100
  Amitriptyline2.3%51.9
 SSRI
  Sertraline12.6%123.5
  Escitalopram11.5%20
  Fluoxetine9.2%58.6
 Atypical antidepressants
  Mirtazapine18.4%22.5
  Venlafaxine10.3%189.5
Hypnotics / Sedatives
 Benzodiazepines
  Diazepam10.3%35.1
  Lorazepam9.2%2.6
  Lormetazepam2.3%1
Mood Stabilizer
 Valproic acid3.4%700
 Carbamazepine3.4%675
 Lamotrigine2.3%137.5
Withdrawal Medication
 Naltrexone35.6%74.5
  1. Up to the three most frequent substances (rate in %) and their mean daily dosages (in mg) were given