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Table 2 Participant medications

From: Plasma anandamide concentrations are lower in children with autism spectrum disorder

Medication class Medications prescribed Percent use in ASD (n)
α2A agonist Guanfacine, Tenex, Clonidine 6.78% (4)
Antipsychotic Abilify, Risperdal, Seroquel 8.47% (5)
Benzodiazepine Lorazepam 1.69% (1)
NEI Atomoxetine 8.47% (5)
SSRI Citalopram, Escitalopram, Paroxetine,
Sertraline, Fluoxetine
13.56% (8)
Stimulant Mehtylphenidate, Dexmethylphenidate, Amphetamine salts, Lisdexamfetamine 16.9% (10)
  1. Approximately 55.9% of the participants with ASD analyzed were using psychotropic medications at the time of blood collection
  2. Abbreviations: α2A agonist, alpha-2 adrenergic agonist, NEI norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, SSRI selective serotonin reuptake inhibitory