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Apex, NC
A 58-year-old female asked:

Abilify (aripiprazole) for children? i have 8 & 10 year old sons. they are both diagnosed odd. lots of aggression, no self coping or impulse control. affecting fam

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Indication: Antipsychotics are used off-label for children. Risperdal is an atypical antipsychotic which has been shown to help with aggression. Please discuss with a child psychiatrist. These are big gun medications, can be very effective, but would only use if clearly indicated.

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