Autism and Agitation - from FDA reports


Agitation is found among people with Autism, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old, take medication Risperdal and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This review analyzes which people have Agitation with Autism. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 88 people who have Autism from FDA , and is updated regularly.



On Jul, 17, 2018

88 people who have Autism and Agitation are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Gender of people who have Autism and experience Agitation *:

  • female: 24.1 %
  • male: 75.9 %

Age of people who have Autism and experience Agitation *:

  • 0-1: 1.69 %
  • 2-9: 28.81 %
  • 10-19: 47.46 %
  • 20-29: 10.17 %
  • 30-39: 8.47 %
  • 40-49: 1.69 %
  • 50-59: 1.69 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: 14 people, 15.91%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 4 people, 4.55%
  3. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (an anxiety disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts that produce uneasiness, apprehension, fear, or worry;): 4 people, 4.55%
  4. Aggression: 4 people, 4.55%
  5. Irritability: 4 people, 4.55%

Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Risperdal: 19 people, 21.59%
  2. Abilify: 14 people, 15.91%
  3. Risperidone: 10 people, 11.36%
  4. Zyprexa: 8 people, 9.09%
  5. Depakote: 6 people, 6.82%

Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Aggression: 26 people, 29.55%
  2. Drug Ineffective: 16 people, 18.18%
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 13 people, 14.77%
  4. Abnormal Behavior: 10 people, 11.36%
  5. Stress And Anxiety: 9 people, 10.23%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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