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Table 1 Different psychotropic medications prescribed to the participants of the Harmony in the Bush study defined by the Australian Medicines Handbook

From: Person-centered, non-pharmacological intervention in reducing psychotropic medications use among residents with dementia in Australian rural aged care homes

Antipsychotics Antidepressants Benzodiazepines
Risperidone (0.25 mg OD and BD, 0.5 mg OD and BD, 1 mg OD)
Olanzapine (2.5 mg OD, 5–10 mg TDS, 5 mg OD)
Quetiapine (12.5 mg BD and TDS, 25 mg OD, BD and TDS, 50 mg OD, 75 mg OD, 100 mg OD)
Escitalopram (5 mg OD, 10 mg OD)
Sertraline (100 mg OD)
Tricyclic antidepressants:
Amitriptyline (50 mg OD)
Serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors:
Venlafaxine (150 mg OD)
Other antidepressants:
Mirtazapine (15 mg OD, 30 mg OD
Oxazepam (5 mg BD, 7.5 mg OD, BD and TDS, 15 mg TDS)
Temazepam (10 mg OD)
Clonazepam (0.5 mg OD)
Diazepam (2.5 mg OD)
  1. OD Once daily, BD Twice a day, TDS Three times a day, SSRIs Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
  2. Accessed date; 21,022,020;