Risperidone-induced enuresis in two children with autistic disorder


Herguner S. , Mukaddes N. M.

JOURNAL OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, vol.17, no.4, pp.527-530, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/cap.2006.0056
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.527-530

Abstract

Introduction: Risperidone appears to be effective in treating behavioral problems in children with autistic disorder. Although increased appetite, weight gain, and sedation are among the most common side effects, risperidone-induced enuresis is rarely reported.