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Can guanfacine be used for tic disorders?

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According to recent studies (srour et al.
, 2008) there is controversy as to guanfacine’s usefulness in treating tics. There has been success when tic symptoms are co-morbid with adhd, and as such, Guanfacine and other alpha-2-adrenergic agonists (clonidine) are commonly the first choice for treatment.

In brief: See below:

According to recent studies (srour et al.
, 2008) there is controversy as to guanfacine’s usefulness in treating tics. There has been success when tic symptoms are co-morbid with adhd, and as such, Guanfacine and other alpha-2-adrenergic agonists (clonidine) are commonly the first choice for treatment.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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