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.
88 people who have Autism and Agitation are studied.
Number of reports submitted per year:
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 *:
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: 14 people, 15.91%
- Stress And Anxiety: 4 people, 4.55%
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (an anxiety disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts that produce uneasiness, apprehension, fear, or worry;): 4 people, 4.55%
- Aggression: 4 people, 4.55%
- Irritability: 4 people, 4.55%
Most common drugs for these people *:
- Risperdal: 19 people, 21.59%
- Abilify: 14 people, 15.91%
- Risperidone: 10 people, 11.36%
- Zyprexa: 8 people, 9.09%
- Depakote: 6 people, 6.82%
Top symptoms for these people *:
- Aggression: 26 people, 29.55%
- Drug Ineffective: 16 people, 18.18%
- Insomnia (sleeplessness): 13 people, 14.77%
- Abnormal Behavior: 10 people, 11.36%
- Stress And Anxiety: 9 people, 10.23%
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- Order discounted lab tests to monitor your medications, no doctor referral required
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Autism (a mental condition, present from early childhood, characterized by difficulty in communicating and forming relationships with other people and in using language and abstract concepts) can be treated by Risperdal, Abilify, Risperidone, Lexapro, Guanfacine hydrochloride (latest reports from 3,623 Autism patients)
Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, high blood pressure (latest reports from 84,100 Agitation patients).
Drugs that are associated with AgitationAgitation (2,664 drugs)
Other conditions that could cause AgitationAgitation (2,881 conditions)
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Related publications that referenced our studies
- Almeida DM, Jean MR, Chystsiakova A, Monahan E, Oliveira SB, Monteiro IM, "Levetiracetam-associated acute pancreatitis in an adolescent with autism: a case report", Pancreas, 2013 Jan .
- Teimoory M, Arefi M, Behnoush B, Bastani B, "Promethazine and Treatment Refractory Agitation in Clonidine Toxicity", International Journal of Medical Toxicology and Forensic Medicine, 2013 Mar .
- Saeed W, Gupta N, Mendez M, "Drug induced Acute Pancreatitis in an Adolescent with Seizure Disorder and Autism", Research Journal of Clinical Pediatrics, 2017 Jul .
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