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How is tourettes treated?

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Dr. Alan Ali
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In brief: Tourette

If symptoms interfere with functioning, tx is by medications to suppress the tics, such as Haldol (haloperidol) & Orap (pimozide), alpha-adrenergic agonists such as Clonidine or guanfacine, Luvox for associated OCD symptoms if present, psychotherapy & behavior modification for teaching response training.

In brief: Tourette

If symptoms interfere with functioning, tx is by medications to suppress the tics, such as Haldol (haloperidol) & Orap (pimozide), alpha-adrenergic agonists such as Clonidine or guanfacine, Luvox for associated OCD symptoms if present, psychotherapy & behavior modification for teaching response training.
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