Autism Spectrum Disorder and Medications
The medication types commonly used to treat those with ASD are stimulants, nonstimulants, atypical antipsychotics, and selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs)...Stimulants...can help treat the ADHD symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity that commonly co-occur with ASD.
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Treating Adults With ADHD Requires Special Considerations