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Table 5 Antidepressant and Antipsychotic Medications Prescribed to Offenders during 2005–2010

From: Gender and race disparities in weight gain among offenders prescribed antidepressant and antipsychotic medications

Medication class Generic name Number % of all psychotropics % of sample
Antidepressant Amitriptyline 95 19.2 3.6
  BuPROPion 34 6.9 1.3
  Citalopram 53 10.7 2
  Duloxetine 1 0.2 0
  Fluoxetine 45 9.1 1.7
  Mirtazapine 52 10.5 2
  Paroxetine 19 3.8 0.7
  Sertraline 13 2.6 0.5
  Venlafaxine 12 2.4 0.5
  Total 324 65.3 12.4
Antipsychotic     
FGA ChlorproMAZINE 25 5.0 1
  Fluphenazine 5 1.0 0.2
  Haloperidol 20 4.0 0.8
  Loxapine 2 0.4 0.1
  Perphenazine 42 8.5 1.6
  Thiothixene 5 1.0 0.2
  Total 99 20.0 3.8
SGA Aripiprazole 4 0.8 0.2
  Olanzapine 3 0.6 0.1
  Quetiapine 8 1.6 0.3
  Risperidone 55 11.1 2.1
  Ziprasidone 3 0.6 0.1
  Total 73 14.7 2.8