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Request Reference: 7481 Request Date: 09 Feb 2018
Request: I am looking to find out the number of the anti-depressants prescribed to children annually between 2017/18 to 15/16 in Wales and Northern Ireland. . Time period – Each financial quarter from April 2015 until the most recent on record. . Age groups – 0-6 years, 7-12 years, 13-17 years . Drugs/BNF Codes - all prescribing for medicines listed within BNF section 4.3 (Antidepressant drugs), with results split by the following chemical substances from within this section: Agomelatine Amitriptyline Hydrochloride Amoxapine Citalopram Hydrobromide Citalopram Hydrochloride Clomipramine Hydrochloride Dosulepin Hydrochloride Doxepin Duloxetine Hydrochloride Escitalopram Fluoxetine Hydrochloride Flupentixol Hydrochloride Fluvoxamine Maleate Imipramine Hydrochloride Isocarboxazid Levomilnacipran Lofepramine Hydrochloride Maprotiline Hydrochloride Mianserin Hydrochloride Mirtazapine Moclobemide Nefazodone Hydrochloride Nortriptyline Other Antidepressant Preps Oxitriptan Paroxetine Hydrochloride Phenelzine Sulfate Reboxetine Sertraline Hydrochloride Tranylcypromine Sulfate Trazodone Hydrochloride Trimipramine Maleate Tryptophan Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Vortioxetine . Region – please break down by region 2. FOI Request) I am looking to find out the number of benzodiazepines prescribed to children in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Can you break down by following? . Time period – Each financial quarter from the earliest on record until the most recent on record. If this goes back further than 5 years, please just give data for previous 5 years. . Age groups – 0-6 years, 7-12 years, 13-17 years . Please breakdown by region. . Types of Drugs alprazolam clobazam clonazepam clorazepate chlordiazepoxide diazepam estazolam lorazepam oxazepam temazepam triazolam [On 6 March 2018 you clarified the following for part two of your request:]By region I mean region of the country - so north east, north west etc. If this isn’t possible, please ignore this part of the request. [On 8 March 2018 you clarified the following:] I would like both of these please, yes. (• We are able to provide chemical substance level data which would include all strengths and presentations of the drug listed. Please confirm that you would like this data? • Please see the following link which shows NHS England Regional Teams. Please confirm that you would like the information broken down in this way. https://www.england.nhs.uk/about/regional-area-teams/ )

Status: Complete
Response Date: 05 Mar 2018
Response: Please see attached response.

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