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.

Poster no. M4 presented on 12-16 May 2019 at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) Congress, Cairns, Australia

Authors: N Pai, J Mullan, M Acar, P Juneja, M H Kouhkamari, S Siva
May 2019

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