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Table 2 Distribution of psychotropic drug prescription and interventions* within the studied group

From: Prescribed psychiatric interventions for children presented to a university psychiatric clinic in Egypt: a descriptive cross-sectional study

Drug categories No. (%), n = 272 Mono or polypharmacy (%)
Antipsychotics drugs 154 (56.6%) Monotherapy, 187 (67.3)
Stimulants 27 (9.9%)
Atomoxetine 94 (34.6%) Polypharmacy, 89 (32.7)
Anticonvulsants 42 (15.4%)
Antidepressants 15 (5.5%) No. of medications median (min.-max.), 2 (2-5)
Psychotherapeutic interventions 23 (8.5%)  
  1. *Categories not mutually exclusive