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? if medicacion causing tourette tics

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • February 20, 2007
  • 11:41 PM

my son has severe ADHD and anger disgression promlems we've noticed that on a dosage that he takes for his anger and the only dosage that controls it has caused him to have excessive blinking and squinting when he talks and watches tv. we noticed it before when he first started taking meds then it went away when the dosage went up now that the dosage is lowered we hav noticed it again

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  • Yes, some stimulants for ADHD can aggravate an underlying tic tendency.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • February 28, 2007
    • 02:43 AM
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  • Hi, my son was misdiagnosed with ADHD and ODD. He is Bi-Polar with an undeterminable tic disorder. You may want to have him rediagnosed. We found Haldol and Cogentin to work wonders. Good Luck to you. :-)
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