Odds Ratios for Taking Psychotropic Medications from 3+ Specific Therapeutic Classes
Grouped all combinations of psychotropic medications between those that included or did not include an antipsychotic.
Found that women filling prescriptions for antipsychotics were 13.1 times more likely to fill medications from three or more specific therapeutic classes than those filling medications that did not include an antipsychotic.
OR 13.1, 95%, CI 10.1-17.0
Epidemiology & Evaluation Section
Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health Branch
California Department of Health Services