According to a recent study Celexa a known anti -depressant drug used to treat autism failed a study.
Researchers studied 149 autistic children age 2-17. They were given either 20mg of celexa for 12 weeks or a placebo. Symptoms during treatment were assessed and rated on a score of 1-7, ( 7 being the most severe ).
Result : Children who took Celexa were more likely to develop repetitive behaviour. Only 1/3 of them showed substantial improvement.
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