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Table 4 Sample of patients with dementia subdivided according to medication prescribed for dementia relevant co-morbidities

From: Prescribing patterns in dementia: a multicentre observational study in a German network of CAM physicians

Dementia Patients Medication 1
   Antidepressants Antipsychotics Benzodiazepine Anti-Parkinson drugs Antiepileptics Sedatives
  N [n (%)] [n (%)] [n (%)] [n (%)] [n (%)] [n (%)]
Dementia in Alzheimer's disease 60 20 (33.3) 22 (36.7) 9 (15.0) 7 (11.7) 7 (11.7) 7 (11.7)
Vascular dementia 145 15 (10.3) 12 (8.3) 13 (9.0) 4 (2.8) 4 (2.8) 8 (5.5)
Dementia in Parkinson's disease 42 13 (31.0) 11 (26.2) 3 (7.1) 28 (66.7) 28 (66.7) 3 (7.1)
Unspecified dementia 330 75 (22.7) 43 (13.0) 32 (9.7) 6 (1.8) 6 (1.8) 27 (8.2)
Total 577 123 (20.2) 88 (15.3) 57 (9.9) 45 (7.8) 45 (7.8) 45 (7.8)
  1. 1 Double entries possible