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Can chantix cause tics in someone w tourette's? I read that it releases dopamine.

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Dr. Tipu Sultan
Internal Medicine - Allergy

In brief: Conceivable

ref:drugs.com chantix can cause numerous neuro symptoms like Psychiatric side effects have included insomnia (19%), abnormal dreams (9% to 13%), sleep disorder (2%), and nightmare (2%).
Anxiety, depression, emotional disorder, irritability, restlessness, aggression, agitation, disorientation, dissociation, decreased libido, mood swings, abnormal thinking, it is conceivable to cause tics

In brief: Conceivable

ref:drugs.com chantix can cause numerous neuro symptoms like Psychiatric side effects have included insomnia (19%), abnormal dreams (9% to 13%), sleep disorder (2%), and nightmare (2%).
Anxiety, depression, emotional disorder, irritability, restlessness, aggression, agitation, disorientation, dissociation, decreased libido, mood swings, abnormal thinking, it is conceivable to cause tics
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