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Unsure about intuniv?

Posted 19 Aug 2010 by Love My Son 2 answers

my son has ADD/ADHD, OCD and tic disorder which borderlines on Tourette's syndrome and he has just started taking Intuniv, he has never taken any other medication as his tics were always an issue and many doctors were hesitant to put him on any medication and I am afraid that with taking any ...

Tourette's Syndrome - Which medications have you taken for tourettes ONLY? (Not to treat adhd etc.)?

Posted 30 Dec 2012 by TSparent 5 answers

... Has it helped? What were the side effects

I am on Topamax for tourettes disorder my tics are out of control?

Posted 21 May 2017 by CCOD 4 answers

Topamax is giving me really bad side effects and they are not helping to suppress my tics in the slightest! Why is everyone seeming to have good results with this medication but I'm having such a ruff time with it? I'm loosing all hope of any medical treatment that will work and I'm ...

Topamax - what medications can I take for my coughing tic of tourettes?

Posted 5 Mar 2012 by becooper1 2 answers

I was diagnosed with a coughing tic about ten years ago. Doctor put me on orap 1mg 2x a day. About 3-4 weeks later tic got significantly better. Since I am a diabetic I have developed neuropathy in my legs and feet. So I quit orap and starting taking cymbalta for it. It has helped with the pain, ...

Other approaches for treating OCD & depression?

Posted 11 Nov 2012 by kcfp 2 answers

I would like to know if there are any latest approaches to treating ocd and depression rather than ssri's or atypical anti depressants, for example combination therapy using olanzapine w/clomipramine.

Tourette's Syndrome, OCD and GAD?

Posted 27 Feb 2013 by kcfp 2 answers

What is the ideal dosage for risperidone to treat symptomatic Tourette's, OCD and generalised anxiety disorder

Has anyone had sucess going off, then back on topamax for wt loss?

Posted 30 Jan 2015 by jenny430 2 answers

i was on topamax for my tourette's, lost 60lbs, have gone off and gained back the wt., want to lose again, will it work twice?

Zoloft - I am on 100 of zolof a day I have on it for 2ys I also take ativan for panic attacks I find

Posted 23 Jun 2010 by sabbi 3 answers

... some days i cope well and other times i dont o have been on different ante depress tablets i feel kike given them up completly i find im not coping to well evan work is getting hard i love my job but feel giulty for the way i feel do i just give up trying

Can Tourettes and Sensory Processing Disorder be comorbid conditions?

Posted 24 Jun 2013 by artemesia 2 answers

Is TS and SPD comorbid conditions or does it go deeper than that? Does one make it more likely to be diagnosed with the other?

Sort of "Compulsive" blinking?

Posted 14 Sep 2015 by Divinate 2 answers

Compulsive is the best way I can describe it... I have the urge to blink, it feels similar to somewhere between one of those restless nights of sleeping, and what I'd imagine tourette's syndrome to feel like. I have the overwhelming urge to blink, a lot of the time in rapid succession; I ...

Buspirone for 10yr old for tics?

Posted 30 Sep 2015 by bambirose1971 1 answer

My son is 10 and over the past few years his tics have become more frequent and random it seems. We don't want him to hurt himself and are having him examined for Tourette's/Asbergers. Dr suggested buspirone, but after reading the side effects, we are anxious about it. We don't want ...

Clonidine - Will it make you like a zombie?

Posted 9 Feb 2017 by Ticmeoff 1 answer

I've had complex tourettes with adhd and obsessive compulsive behaviors (that in nature feel like any other tic-must be performed or happen) . I've been untreated for 38 years til 8 months ago. I could cry at relief. 60mg of extended release ritalin has made them minimal (less I've ...

How high is the increased suicide rate in teenagers on this Rx?

Posted 27 Jun 2010 by rdheadtexan 2 answers

My 14 year old daughter was just prescribed this medication to help with severe tics believed to be caused by Tourette's Syndrome. We are scheduled to see a nuerologist who specializes in Tic disorders at Cook's Medical Center in November but until then, our Pediatrician gave her this ...

How does Baclofen help people with Tourettes Syndrome? Also is it considered a narcotic medicine?

Posted 27 Feb 2012 by emilyt1972 1 answer

My 14 yr old daughter was just started on baclofen for Tourette's Syndrome but she is also border line psycitsophrenic(spelled wrong?) I've read that this medicine helps for both. Any suggestions??

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