Table 2: Medication prescribed at discharge from the hospital.

Drugs n, (%) SPDC 1 (n =161) SPDC 2 (n = 196) p
First-generation antipsychotics
haloperidol 47 (29.2) 33 (16.8) 0.0072
promazine 29 (18.0) 25 (12.8) 0.1834
chlorpromazine 7 (4.3) 3 (1.5) 0.1952
others 2 (1.2) 1 (0.5) 0.5908
Second-generation antipsychotics
quetiapine 40 (24.8) 55 (28.1) 0.5479
aripiprazole 18 (11.2) 38 (19.4) 0.0404
olanzapine 9 (5.6) 26 (13.3) 0.0192
asenapine 11 (6.8) 6 (3.1) 0.1330
clozapine 9 (5.6) 10 (5.1) 0.4322
risperidone 9 (5.6) 13 (6.6) 0.8258
others 6 (3.7) 7 (3.6) 1.0000
Anticonvulsants
valproate 40 (24.8) 53 (27.0) 0.7164
carbamazepine 12 (7.5) 19 (9.7) 0.5717
lamotrigine 5 (3.1) 5 (2.6) 0.7591
others 7 (4.3) 18 (9.2) 0.0953
Lithium 55 (34.2) 33 (16.8) 0.0002

Differences in proportions were calculated with Fisher’s exact test. P values < 0.05 are displayed in bold.

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