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 review analyzes which people have Drowsiness with Autism. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 82 people who have Autism from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Dec, 11, 2017

82 people who have Autism and Drowsiness are studied.

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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 *:

  • 0-1: 1.67 %
  • 2-9: 40.0 %
  • 10-19: 46.67 %
  • 20-29: 3.33 %
  • 30-39: 1.67 %
  • 40-49: 5.0 %
  • 50-59: 1.67 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (15 people, 18.29%)
  • Abnormal Behavior (6 people, 7.32%)
  • Epilepsy (5 people, 6.10%)
  • Aggression (5 people, 6.10%)
  • Irritability (4 people, 4.88%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Risperdal (23 people, 28.05%)
  • Strattera (11 people, 13.41%)
  • Abilify (10 people, 12.20%)
  • Zyprexa (8 people, 9.76%)
  • Tenex (7 people, 8.54%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (18 people, 21.95%)
  • Fatigue (15 people, 18.29%)
  • Drug Ineffective (10 people, 12.20%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (9 people, 10.98%)
  • Aggression (9 people, 10.98%)

* 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, Invega, Lexapro (latest reports from 3,623 Autism patients)


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