Table 3: Drug therapy related characteristics among patients with schizophrenia on follow-up at AMSH, 2018 (n= 393).

VariablesCategories Frequency Percent (%)

Class of antipsychoticsFGAs22457
SGAs12331.3
FGAs+ SGAs4611.7

No of antipsychotic drugSingle31179.1
Two or more82 20.9

Route of usePer mouth27469.7
Parenteral4210.68
Combined route77 19.59

FrequencyOnce27469.7
Twice a day11930.3

CPZeq dose <300mg232 59.0
300-600mg6115.5
601-1000mg4511.5
>1000mg55 14.0

Any adjuvant drugNo31580.2
Yes7819.8

Note; Amitriptyline, Na+ valproate, fluoxetine, bezhexol, benzodiazepines Combined route= per mouth and parenteral, FGAs= First Generation Antipsychotics; SGAs= Second-Generation Antipsychotics.