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Tourette's Syndrome Topic Guide

Tourette's Syndrome Tourette's Syndrome: Tourette's syndrome (or Tourette syndrome) is a neuropsychiatric condition that is characterized by the presence of tics, which are repetitive, involuntary or semi-voluntary, short lasting, motor tics (stereotyped movements) or phonic tics (vocalizations) usually in clusters and appear without warning Tourette's syndrome is usually associated with other disorders such as ADHD, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), learning, sleep, anxiety, and mood disorders. The cause of Tourette's syndrome is not clear. Treatment is generally aimed toward the symptoms (tics), or associated conditions.

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Tourette's Syndrome Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

risperidone (oral) Risperidone (oral)

Risperidone is a antipsychotic medicine that works by changing the effects of chemicals in the brain...learn more »

clomipramine Clomipramine

Clomipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant. It affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced...learn more »

clonazepam Clonazepam

Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peen) that affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced. Clonazepam is also a seizure medicine, ...learn more »

haloperidol Haloperidol

Haloperidol is an antipsychotic medicine. It works by changing the actions of chemicals in your brain...learn more »