A 49-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

Doctors recommendations for medication to treat explosive aggression in autistic adults?

1 doctor answer
Dr. Ted Saha
Dr. Ted Saha answered
42 years experience in Palliative Care
Antipsychotics.: Antipsychotics such as Risperdal amongst others is very effective against the aggressive and violent behavior, .
Answered on Nov 11, 2014
4
4 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sabina Ben-Zion
19 years experience in Pediatrics
Mainly 2 different: Usually neurologists and/or behavioral pediatricians diagnose and/or treat autism. However, many places now have autism clinics that are "multi-disci ... Read More
1
1 comment
4
4 thanks
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James DuRant
10 years experience in Pediatrics
Developmental Peds: A developmental and behavioral pediatrician is one type of specialist who will see and treat the symptoms of autism.
1
1 thank
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Start with: A psychiatrist, he may need help with anxiety and insomnia. He will likely need sedation for any dental work so call an office and see what they reco ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Risperdal: Need to talk to his prescribing doctor. Higher doses of Risperdal are more sedating in majority of cases, unless your son is on other medications that ... Read More
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month