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How do medications treat stuttering?

There are currently no Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved drugs on the market specifically designed to treat stuttering, although there are some currently undergoing medical trials. In the past, drugs designed to address other issues, like depression and anxiety, have been prescribed to combat stuttering. However, using these drugs sometimes comes with very negative side effects, so they are not usually used as a primary treatment strategy.

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