Table 2

Defined daily doses trends by British National Formulary groups.

TricyclicsMonoamine oxidase inhibitorsSSRIsOthers
YearScotland Population 30 JuneDDDsIndex (1995–1996 = 100)DDDsIndex (1995–1996 = 100)DDDsIndex (1995–1996 = 100)DDDsIndex (1995–1996=100)
1995/19965 103 69022 559 280100630 13310021 258 796100106 874100
1996/19975 092 19023 702 350105.07627 30099.5529 899 071140.64107 101100.21
1997/19985 083 34025 480 270112.95640 197101.6038 726 741182.17226 075211.53
1998/19995 077 07026 065 480115.54584 35492.7441 020 207192.965 240 7414903.68
1999/20005 071 95026 044 424115.45532 84784.5649 096 252230.956 979 9266531.01
2000/20015 062 94025 917 347114.89521 65982.7957 618 447271.039 152 4988563.85
  • DDD = defined daily dose. SSRI = selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor.