Table 30Significant findings for adverse events: FGAs versus FGAs

Adverse Event# StudiesN (Drug 1)N (Drug 2)Effect Estimate95% CIFavors*
Haloperidol (Continuous) (Drug 1) Versus Haloperidol (discontinuous) (Drug 2)
Dyskinesias13022RR = 0.24(0.07, 0.8)Continuous Haloperidol
Haloperidol (Drug 1) Versus Pimozide (Drug 2)
Prolactin11925MD = -8.7(-17.2, -0.2)Haloperidol

CI = confidence interval; FGA = first-generation antipsychotic; MD = mean difference; N = number; RR = relative risk

*

Denotes the drug with the better adverse event profile.

From: Results

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