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Does the medication guanfacine for tic disorders really work?

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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice

In brief: Questionable

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 occurring with adhd, and as such, Guanfacine and other alpha-2-adrenergic agonists (clonidine) are commonly the first choice for treatment.

In brief: Questionable

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 occurring with adhd, and as such, Guanfacine and other alpha-2-adrenergic agonists (clonidine) are commonly the first choice for treatment.
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