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Table 2 Breakdown of prescribed benzodiazepines

From: Effect of mirtazapine versus selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors on benzodiazepine use in patients with major depressive disorder: a pragmatic, multicenter, open-label, randomized, active-controlled, 24-week trial

Benzodiazepines Mirtazapine (n = 20)a SSRIs
(n = 45)a
Sertraline
(n = 28)a
Paroxetine
(n = 17)a
As hypnotics
 Brotizolam 12 22 9 13
 Estazolam 1 0 0 0
 Flunitrazepam 0 5 4 1
 Nitrazepam 1 1 1 0
 Rilmazafone 0 1 1 0
 Triazolam 0 4 3 1
 Zopiclone 0 1 1 0
 Zolpidem 1 0 0 0
As anxiolytics
 Alprazolam 2 7 1 6
 Bromazepam 0 5 5 0
 Etizolam 2 5 5 0
 Clotiazepam 0 2 2 0
 Lorazepam 7 16 9 7
  1. aPatients prescribed benzodiazepines at baseline (day 1) were only counted in numbers in this table