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Autism in adults

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Guidance ID NICE 'do not do' recommendation Interventions
CG142 Do not use biological tests, genetic tests or neuroimaging for diagnostic purposes routinely as part of a comprehensive assessment. Biological tests, genetic tests or neuroimaging
CG142 Do not provide 'facilitated communication' for adults with autism. Facilitated communication
CG142 Do not use anticonvulsants for the management of core symptoms of autism in adults. Anticonvulsants
CG142 Do not use chelation for the management of core symptoms of autism in adults. Chelation
CG142 Do not use the following interventions for the management of core symptoms of autism in adults: -exclusion diets (such as gluten- or casein-free and ketogenic diets) -vitamins, minerals and dietary supplements (such as vitamin B6 or iron supplementation). Exclusion diets and supplements
CG142 Do not use drugs specifically designed to improve cognitive functioning (for example, cholinesterase inhibitors) for the management of core symptoms of autism or routinely for associated cognitive or behavioural problems in adults. Cholinesterase inhibitors
CG142 Do not use oxytocin for the management of core symptoms of autism in adults Oxytocin
CG142 Do not use secretin for the management of core symptoms of autism in adults Secretin
CG142 Do not use testosterone regulation for the management of core symptoms of autism in adults. Testosterone regulation
CG142 Do not use hyperbaric oxygen therapy for the management of core symptoms of autism in adults. Hyperbaric oxyen therapy

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