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Posted 23 Oct 2017 by • 1 answer
My son is now 12 and had tourettes since 6 but they very bad now. Orap is our last hope.
Posted 13 Nov 2017 by • 0 answers
... lower back down the legs, making it impossible to sleep or lay in bed without looking like you've got body tourettes?
Posted 9 Sep 2017 by • 1 answer
I have been taking Intuniv for Tourette's for three weeks. Most side effects are subsiding, except for insomnia. I take Intuniv at night before bed along with 100 mg of Trazodone. Before starting the Intuniv, I slept well. Now, I go to sleep, but wake up in a couple hrs. May go back to sleep ...
Posted 18 Aug 2017 by • 0 answers
So far what I have researched informs me that medications for ADHD will cause his tics to become more severe? That there is no cure for Tourette's. He is in a lot of pain nightly from jerking... he needs relief but I'm so scared it's going to worsen with medication. Any information ...
Posted 21 May 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 9 Feb 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 11 Mar 2017 by • 2 answers
Growing up I found my tourettes so difficult. There would be bullying at school, odd looks in public and people constantly saying it was something I could stop. Even as an adult this continued throughout every day working life. It's one of my struggles every day and it is only now I have ...
Posted 1 Jan 2017 by • 0 answers
My son is taking guanfacine now, and it seems to work for a few weeks, then not so much. We have had to increase dosage regularly. I wondered what else people have found that supressed tics while not just making them a zombie all day. Thanks.
Posted 8 Dec 2016 by • 0 answers
I have started moaning uncontrollably and its like a tick. I have no idea what to do and my dr dismissed it saying it will go away. I am going nuts pleaser help. I'm moaning all day. Who do I go see for specialist treatment
Posted 30 Aug 2016 by • 0 answers
My husband just got put on this medicine. He has tourettes syndrome, ocd, and adhd. He works a full time job on rotating shifts and is concerned that it might be making him sleepy. The medicine he was on before gave him energy and made him able to concentrate on one task at a time. The dr wants him ...
Posted 3 Sep 2016 by • 0 answers
Posted 11 Feb 2016 by • 0 answers
Can anyone make recommendation of what works well for motor tics, or how you control them, i.e., head jerking and clearing throat (tourette's). I have tried a few medications that the doctor prescribed, but all with terrible side effects. Buspar (the smallest dose at 1x a day) worked very ...
Posted 30 Sep 2015 by • 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 ...
Posted 14 Sep 2015 by • 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 ...
Posted 30 Jan 2015 by • 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?
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