he was on guanfancine before about 3 months ago but we stopped, and now back on while he was off meds his tics stopped all together , now they have returned I'm wondering will they stop because this frustrates him very much and he gets angry. I feel helpless.
Since guanfacine is sometimes used to treat ADHD and tics, the tics should improve, not worsen. I would talk to the Dr. and tell him/her the symptoms your son has in an attempt to try a different drug for his needs. I would be very wary of keeping him on something that increases his tics.
- Guanfacine Information for Consumers
- Guanfacine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Guanfacine (detailed)
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