Autism and Drowsiness - from FDA reports

Drowsiness 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 study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 82 people who have Autism from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 23, 2018

82 people who have Autism and Drowsiness are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Gender of people who have Autism and experience Drowsiness *:

  • female: 11.69 %
  • male: 88.31 %

Age of people who have Autism and experience Drowsiness *:

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: 15 people, 18.29%
  2. Abnormal Behavior: 6 people, 7.32%
  3. Aggression: 5 people, 6.10%
  4. Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures): 5 people, 6.10%
  5. Irritability: 4 people, 4.88%

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Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Risperdal: 23 people, 28.05%
  2. Strattera: 11 people, 13.41%
  3. Abilify: 10 people, 12.20%
  4. Zyprexa: 8 people, 9.76%
  5. Tenex: 7 people, 8.54%

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Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Weight Increased: 18 people, 21.95%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 15 people, 18.29%
  3. Drug Ineffective: 10 people, 12.20%
  4. Nausea And Vomiting: 9 people, 10.98%
  5. Aggression: 9 people, 10.98%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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