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HarvinderAdministratorJuly 20, 2021 at 3:01 pm
Do check if you can get the genetic testing results: as you can check a specific polymorphism in one of the gene that increases the risk of side effects to serotonergic medications.
I will first start with getting a detailed history of side effects with each medication as getting edema with each medication trial is not making sense.
How about a trial of NAC as this has shown efficacy in reducing irritability for autism spectrum disorder.