Table 3

Out-patients with a first episode of deep-vein thrombosis (n=474) and a control group (n=474) using psychotropic drugs, beta-blockers and antacid monotherapeutics during a period including the index year, excluding the index year and of monotherapy medication use only

Medication Including index year Excluding index year Monotherapy use excluding index year
Case Control Odds ratio (95% Cl) Case Control Odds ratio (95% Cl) Case Control Odds ratio (95% Cl)
∞ denotes result of division by zero; ∼, not determined.
Psychotropic drugs
Antipsychotics 4 0 (0.7-∼) 3 0 ∞ (0.4-∼) 3 0 ∞ (0.4-∼)
Antidepressants 9 4 2.3 (0.6-10.2) 2 0 ∞ (0.2-∼) 2 0 ∞ (0.2-∼)
Benzodiazepines 28 7 4.2 (1.8-11.5) 10 4 2.5 (0.7-11.1) 9 4 2.3 (0.6-10.6)
Beta-blockers 25 20 1.3 (0.7-2.4) 16 9 1.8 (0.7-4.5) 12 9 1.3 (0.5-3.5)
Antacids 16 10 1.6 (0.7-3.9) 7 4 1.8 (0.4-8.3) 5 3 1.7 (0.3-10.8)