Autism Research: Use of Clonidine for Behavioral Control in an Adult Patient with Autism

Lettor to the Editor Describes Clonidine as an Autism Treatment to Control Periodic Aggression

Research for Clonidine as an Autism Treatment: Clonidine has been studied in the context of controlling hyperactivity and impulsive behaviors in individuals with autism.  A case study published in 1994 suggested another use of Catapres (clonidine) as an autism treatment.  The doctors describing the case study had seen benefit from prescribing clonidine to control periodic […]

List of Research for Catapres (Clonidine) Use in Autism

Research for Clonidine Autism Treatment

Clonidine Autism Treatment Research List 2008 Research →Use of Clonidine in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Open-label, retrospective study Included 19 children with autism spectrum disorder Focused on efficacy of clonidine in treating insomnia, hyperactivity, inattention, mood disorder, and aggressive behaviors 1994 Research →Use of Clonidine for Behavioral Control in an Adult Patient with Autism A […]

Autism Research: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of the Efficacy of Transdermal Clonidine in Autism

Efficacy and Safety of Transdermal Clonidine Study in Autistic Children

Clonidine Research: Research conducted prior to this study had shown that clonidine was effective in treating hyperactivity, impulsivity, and inattention in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).  However, little to no research had been performed to study the effectiveness of clonidine in treating hyperactivity, hypervigilence, self-stimulation, and stereotyped body movements in autism.  This study focused on the safety […]

Autism Research: Clonidine Treatment of Hyperactive and Impulsive Children with Autistic Disorder

Research Involving Use of Clonidine for Impulsivity and Hyperactivity in Autism

Clonidine Research: Impulsivity, inattention, and hyperactivity often accompany an autism diagnosis.  These issues may prevent a child with autism from receiving the maximum benefit from behavior and educational interventions.  This study attempted to determine the effectiveness of clonidine for impulsivity, inattention, and hyperactivity in children with autism.  The findings were published in an article titled Clonidine […]

Autism Research: Use of Clonidine in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Research Studies Benefits and Side Effects of Clonidine Use in Children with Autism

Clonidine Research: Children with autism often experience difficulty sleeping as well as behavioral issues such as aggressive behaviors, hyperactivity, inattention, and mood disorders.  These behaviors can often be challenging to treat.  A study involving clonidine for the use of these symptoms was conducted in 2008.  The research findings were published in an article titled Use of Clonidine in […]