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Table 3 Aggregated doses for patients’ prescribed relevant psychotropic medication by PH48 implementation period

From: Complete smokefree policies in mental health inpatient settings: results from a mixed-methods evaluation before and after implementing national guidance

Medication Pre-PH48 Post-PH48
n = 76 Mean dose (SD) n = 40 Mean dose (SD)
Amitriptyline 2 20.0 mg (0.0)
Chlorpromazine 2 12.0 mg (0.0)
Clozapine 2 325.0 mg (106.1) 4 281.2 mg (132.5)
Diazepam 8 21.9 mg (32.7) 4 7.6 mg (3.3)
Duloxetine 2 120.0 mg (0.0) 2 90.0 mg (0.0)
Flupentixol 2 6.0 mg (4.2)
Flupentixol Deconate* 2 260.0 mg (197.9)
Haloperidol 7 11.3 mg (7.2) 4 9.1 mg (5.6)
Haloperidol Depot* 3 116.6 mg (28.9) 3 133.3 mg (28.9)
Lorazepam 7 1.1 mg (0.47) 5 1.1 mg (0.54)
Mirtazapine 12 37.5 mg (10.1) 9 29.4 mg (14.5)
Olanzapine 37 10.2 mg (5.6) 19 9.1 mg (4.8)
Tamazepam 1 40.0 mg (−)
Zuclopentixol 5 110.0 mg (82.2) 4 54.7 mg (41.8)
Zuclopentixol Deconate* 6 1050.0 mg (234.5) 5 1600.0 mg (489.9)
  1. * denoting longer acting medications
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