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Table 2 Percentage of psychostimulant users (aged 0–15 years) from 2002 to 2011 taking concomitant medications

From: Psychostimulant prescribing trends in a paediatric population in Ireland: a national cohort study

Year Psycho-stimulant users (n) Concomitant Psycholeptics (%) Concomitant Anti-depressants (%) Psycholeptics + Antidepressants (%)
2002 936 6.94 2.67 0.96
2003 1223 9.24 2.94 1.06
2004 1376 6.61 2.62 0.94
2005 1650 8.67 1.76 0.91
2006 1779 8.32 1.52 0.67
2007 2066 8.03 1.50 0.44
2008 2280 8.46 2.28 1.05
2009 2591 8.53 2.24 0.96
2010 2888 8.03 1.77 0.66
2011 3349 7.73 1.97 0.78
  1. Legend Table 2: Percentage of psychostimulant users aged 0–15 years who also received concomitant psycholeptic (column 3) or antidepressant (column 4) medication from 2002 to 2011. Psycholeptic medication includes antipsychotics, anxiolytics and hypnotics and sedatives