Tourette's disorder (TD) is a nervous system disorder characterized by repetitive movements or unwanted sounds called tics.
A meta-analysis of clinical trials evaluating the effectiveness of aripiprazole for the treatment of Tourette's disorder (TD) in children and adolescents showed a significantly greater overall improvement in total tics and tic severity from pretreatment to post-treatment for the aripiprazole compared to the placebo group.
‘A significant overall improvement in total tics and tic severity was observed in children with Tourette's disorder (TD) who were treated with aripiprazole.’
AdvertisementThe drug was safe, with drowsiness, nausea, and headache being the most common adverse effects, revealed the study published in Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology.
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