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What medicines are used for autism?
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Anxiety and depression: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssri's) for symptoms of anxiety, depression, and/or obsessive-compulsive disorder. Antipsychotic meds (thioridazine, fluphenazine, chlorpromazine, haloperidol) & atypical antipsychotics (zyprexia/risperidone) to treat severe behavioral problems.
Anticonvulsants;stimulants;antidepressants, naltrexone, lithium, & benzodiazepines.

In brief: See below:
Anxiety and depression: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (ssri's) for symptoms of anxiety, depression, and/or obsessive-compulsive disorder. Antipsychotic meds (thioridazine, fluphenazine, chlorpromazine, haloperidol) & atypical antipsychotics (zyprexia/risperidone) to treat severe behavioral problems.
Anticonvulsants;stimulants;antidepressants, naltrexone, lithium, & benzodiazepines.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Many options
It is extremely complex to treat, but see a true expert for multi-dimensional care & to customize the treatment.
Increasingly, psychoactive meds play an important role. Fairly common & non-standard meds need be considered carefully & selected & titrated for the individual, possibly addressing such features as anxiety, anger, mood, hyperactivity, etc.

In brief: Many options
It is extremely complex to treat, but see a true expert for multi-dimensional care & to customize the treatment.
Increasingly, psychoactive meds play an important role. Fairly common & non-standard meds need be considered carefully & selected & titrated for the individual, possibly addressing such features as anxiety, anger, mood, hyperactivity, etc.
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
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