Aripiprazole may be effective for treating irritability linked to autism, research suggests.

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

MedPage Today (5/4, Fiore) reported that researchers at the American Academy of Neurology meeting on Monday said aripiprazole (Abilify) “may be effective off-label for treating the irritability associated with autism.” The researchers “conducted two separate eight-week randomized, double-blind, parallel group trials” — one evaluating the efficacy of the drug in a flexible dose (2 to […]