Real world use of antipsychotic medication

A recent publication using Prospection’s real-world data analytics shows, 1 in 5 Australian patients with schizophrenia [1] is medicated with older typical long acting injectable (LAI) antipsychotics. Schizophrenia is one of the top ten contributors…

Patterns of Antipsychotic Medication Prescribing in Australia.

Schizophrenia is a mental health disorder characterised by hallucinations, delusions and disorganised behaviour. The Australian pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS) reimburse a number of antipsychotic therapies, however, there is little known around the patterns of utilisation and the patient characteristics of these options. Objective: To describe the antipsychotic treatment patterns and the time to antipsychotic switch.