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Common Anti-Diarrhea Medication May Help Treat Core Symptoms of Autism

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Researchers searched existing drugs, looking for potential treatments for the core symptoms of autism spectrum disorder. The most promising one they found is called loperamide, better known by the brand name Imodium, which is commonly used for diarrhea. Study is the first to use protein interaction networks to study whether existing drugs could treat autism, finding potential in a common antidiarrheal drug.
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Common Anti-Diarrhea Medication May Help Treat Core Symptoms of Autism

Study is the first to use protein interaction networks to study whether existing drugs could treat autism, finding potential in a common antidiarrheal drug. There are currently no effective treatments for the core symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), such as difficulties with socializing a

4 months ago
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Possible treatment for autism symptoms found in common anti-diarrhea drug

A study has utilized a new kind of computer modeling to investigate how pre-existing drugs could be repurposed to treat autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Among the findings was a discovery that an anti-diarrhea drug could improve ASD symptoms.

5 months ago
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