Table 3 : Medications chart prior to ECT.


Drug Dose Duration Reason to discontinue

Haloperidol 2.5 mg 1 week Acute dystonias
Aripiprazole 5 mg 10 days Severe akathisia
Clonidine 100 µg 2 days Hypotension & Bradycardia
Clonazepam 1 mg 5 days Oversedation
Levetiracetam 1000 mg 1 month Lack of efficacy

Naguy et al.Journal of Psychiatry and Brain Functions  2015 2:2DOI : 10.7243/2055-3447-2-2