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TOURETTE'S SYNDROME & OTHER TIC DISORDERS
Tics are sudden, rapid, non-rhytmic, repetitive, motor movements or vocalizations. The mean age of onset is approximately 5 years old.
Tourette's syndrome is the most common form of tic disorder.
There is a strong genetic component showing a 10- to 100-fold increase in the rates of tics and Tourette's syndrome among first-degree relatives of Tourette's syndrome patients.
Simple motor tics are restricted to a single or a few muscle groups and last less than a fraction of a second.
Complex motor tics involve larger muscle groups, usually last longer and appear purposeful and goal-directed.

Tourette's Syndrome & Other Tic Disorders Drug Information

Drug Information

Indication: Maintenance treatment of schizophrenia in adult patients.

Indication: Risperdal Schizophrenia including 1st episode psychoses, acute schizophrenic exacerbations, chronic schizophre...

Indication: Acute & maintenance treatment of schizoprenia. Acute manic episodes associated w/ bipolar I disorder.

Indication: Schizophrenia & acute manic episodes w/ bipolar I disorder.

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