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.

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On Dec, 12, 2017

88 people who have Autism and Agitation are studied.

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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 *:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (14 people, 15.91%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (4 people, 4.55%)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (4 people, 4.55%)
  • Irritability (4 people, 4.55%)
  • Aggression (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 (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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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, Guanfacine hydrochloride, Lexapro (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 84,096 Agitation patients).

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