What's the treatment of tics


Pharmacotherapy includes Alpha 2 agonists clonidine , guanfacine, Anti-psychotics both atypical like aripiprazole, risperidone, olanzapine, ziprasidone and typical antipsychotics like haloperidol, pimozide, but antipsychotics should be given only at lower doses. Antidepressants SSRIs when tics are associated with OCD. Then benzodiazepines ( clonazepam), opioid antagonist naltrexone ( 25-75 mg/ day) also have role in some pts. Stimulants and atomoxetine in children with tics and ADHD symptoms. Baclofen , BEHAVIOUR THERAPIES ( HABIT REVERSAL TRAINING HRT) a specific therapy for tics, psychotherapy - individual, group and family therapy.
Good afternoon. History of patient goes like this. A 8 year old boy was beaten by another boy in his school. Received blow on his eyes too. No other ocular complains. Except frequent blinking of eyes. Which drug should b treatment of choice.

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Clonidine, can help reduce tics�and�treat�symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) at the same time. Clonazepam, can help reduce the severity of�tics in some people by altering the way certain chemicals in the brain work.
Medication that block the dopamine, Haloperidol is first drug other resperidone, pimozide.
Antipsychotic haloperidol is first line. Other medicine used- respieridone, pimozide
Haloperidol is first drug of choice
Tab brindilex 5mg od,, tab clonazepam.25mg bd ,tab tri hexyphenydyl 2 mg bd,
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