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Table 1 WHO three essential antipsychotics and possible comparisons

From: Using the needs of WHO to prioritise Cochrane reviews: The case of antipsychotic drugs

  RCTs Total number of people Cochrane review Reference Up to date?
Chlorpromazine
   vs fluphenazine depot 7 1314 [13]
   vs haloperidol 51 6001 [14]
   vs placebo 233 19854 [15]
   Withdrawal 1 32 [16]
   Techniques of administration 8 669   
   Dose 15 1279 [17]
   In specific circumstances 1 30 [18]
Fluphenazine Decanoate
   vs chlorpromazine 7 1314 [13]
   vs haloperidol 19 2339 [13]
   vs placebo 4 456 [13]
   Withdrawal 0 0   
   Techniques of administration 0 0   
   Dose 3 394   
   In specific circumstances 0 0   
Haloperidol
   vs chlorpromazine 51 6001 [14]
   vs fluphenazine depot 19 2339 [13]
   vs placebo 237 41321 [19]
   Withdrawal 3 126   
   Techniques of administration 50 10583   
   Dose 126 16470 [20]
   In specific circumstances 4 1117 [21]
  1. RCTs: Randomized Controlled Trials
  2. Vs: Versus
  3. : Systematic Reviews or updates already exist
  4. ✗: Systematic Reviews or updates do not exist