Top 20 Autism Medications for Children Every Parent Should Know

Medicines for autism

Many parents of children with autism use medications to treat various symptoms.  As of now, there are no medications that cure autism, but there are many that can ease some of the more debilitating symptoms.  I have made the list of medication, every parent with an autistic child should be familiar with. Here is a list of the top 20:

Autism and stimulant medication

Stimulant medications are used to decrease hyperactive behavior and improve focus.

1. Adderall

Adderall autism

2. Concerta

Concerta autism

3. Dexedrine

Dexedrine and Autism

4. Focalin

Focalin and Autism

5. Ritalin

Ritalin autism

Antidepressants and anti anxiety medication for autism

These medications address depression and anxiety.

6. Anafranil

Anafranil autism

7. BuSpar

Buspar autism

8. Effexor

Effexor and autism

9. Paxil

Paxil for autism

10. Prozac

Prozac autism

Antipsychotics  for autism

Antipsychotic medications are prescribed to decrease aggressive behaviors.

11. Clozaril

Clozaril and Autism

12. Haldol

Haldol used for autism

13. Risperdal

Risperdal autism

14. Seroquel

Seroquel autism

15. Zyprexa

Zyprexa autism

Mood stabilizers  for autism

These medications are prescribed to stabilize mood.

16. Cibalith-S

17. Depakote

18. Eskalith

19. Lithobid

20. Tegertol

Please read these articles as well.
1. “Traditional Chinese Medicine and Autism

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