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Tic Disorders (Tic Disorder) Summary

Description: Disorders characterized by recurrent TICS that may interfere with speech and other activities. Tics are sudden, rapid, nonrhythmic, stereotyped motor movements or vocalizations which may be exacerbated by stress and are generally attenuated during absorbing activities. Tic disorders are distinguished from conditions which feature other types of abnormal movements that may accompany general medical conditions. (From DSM-IV, 1994)

Also Known As: Tic Disorder; Chronic Motor or Vocal Tic Disorder; Transient Tic Disorder; Tic Disorder, Transient; Childhood Tic Disorders Show All >>

Networked: 265 relevant articles (46 outcomes, 70 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Tic Disorders

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Risperidone (Risperdal Consta) : 7 outcomes 6 studies in 14 results : FDA 35 Generic
  2. Methylphenidate (Ritalin) : 5 outcomes 5 studies in 15 results : FDA 25 Generic
  3. aripiprazole (Abilify) : 4 outcomes 10 studies in 16 results : FDA 4
  4. Haloperidol (Haldol) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 11 results : FDA 107 Generic
  5. Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 15 results : IBA
  6. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 8 results : IBA
  7. Clonidine (ST 155) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 10 results : FDA 55 Generic
  8. Fluvoxamine (Luvox) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 5 results : FDA 18 Generic
  9. Dopamine (Intropin) : 3 outcomes in 13 results : FDA 36 Generic
  10. olanzapine (Zyprexa) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 6 results : FDA 13
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Diseases Related to Tic Disorders

  1. Tourette Syndrome (Tourette's Syndrome)
  2. Tics (Tic)
  3. Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)
  4. Tic Disorders (Tic Disorder)
  5. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive)
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Key Therapies for Tic Disorders

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 7 results
  2. Ambulatory Care (Outpatient Care) : 1 outcome in 2 results
  3. Plasma Exchange : 1 outcome in 1 result
  4. Deep Brain Stimulation : 1 study in 2 results
  5. Immunomodulation : 1 study in 1 result
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