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Clonidine - Moaning sound. Help me?

Posted 22 hours ago by Gregnikolettos 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

Aripiprazole - How has the side effects been with being out of it or sleepy or even having energy?

Posted 30 Aug 2016 by Jmgkab 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 ...

What medications work best for motor tics (form of tourette's)? Your help is much needed!?

Posted 11 Feb 2016 by StarGlitter 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Topiramate - Hi New here just started this medicine on march 25th take 100 mg for preventivive?

Posted 4 May 2015 by krissyobie 1 answer

... migraines have .some symptoms not all only drink water everything else tastes awful forget to eat a lot still have my mind but the tingling is awful get tired easy take 50 in the am 50 at night I gained 30 pounds when I quit smoking and because I'm 50 my doctor is fine with it I'm not ...

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?

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?

Can Gabapentin cause Tourettes Syndrome like behavior?

Posted 28 Feb 2013 by nana0315 1 answer

I've been taking Gabapentin 100mg five times per day for about six months. Over the past 3 or 4 months I've begun having the uncontrollable need to stretch my eyes. In the past 2 months I have been uncontrollably throwing my head back in an effort to stretch my neck and throat region. In ...

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

My son was taking Abilify for his Tourettes until he turned 26?

Posted 2 Jan 2013 by tb57 2 answers

He is no longer covered under our insurance. He has no insurance of his own. Is there any assistance from the drug company or anyone so that he can get back on the Abilify. His Tourettes and depression have increased. He was also taking an anti-depressant with it.

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

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.

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