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Table 3 Proportion of prescribed maximum daily dose of pregabalin during follow-up

From: Persistence of pregabalin treatment in Taiwan: a nation-wide population-based study

  Maximum dose prescribed 
IndicationsMean (SD)< 150 mg> = 150 mg
~ < 300 mg
> = 300 mg
~ < 450 mg
> = 450 mg
~ < 600 mg
> = 600 mgSum
Herpes zoster147.2 (100.3)11,257 (32.2)21,181 (60.7)1986 (5.7)359 (1)136 (0.4)34,919
Diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain131.2 (93)5900 (44.1)6789 (50.8)580 (4.3)76 (0.6)24 (0.2)13,369
Fibromyalgia139.2 (89)8323 (39.5)11,332 (53.8)1039 (4.9)294 (1.4)63 (0.3)21,051
Epilepsy200.9 (145.4)763 (23.1)1717 (52)504 (15.3)247 (7.5)70 (2.1)3301
Other musculoskeletal diseases131.1 (72.2)9825 (40.6)13,483 (55.7)749 (3.1)134 (0.6)36 (0.1)24,227
Others138.8 (89.1)6799 (38.7)9708 (55.3)823 (4.7)184 (1)56 (0.3)6433
Total140.7 (92.8)42,867 (37.5)64,210 (56.1)5681 (5.0)1294 (1.1)385 (0.3)114,437
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