Tic Disorder

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What is Tic Disorder?

A tic is an involuntary, rapid, recurrent, nonrhythmic motor movement (usually involving circumscribed muscle groups) or vocal production that is of sudden onset and that serves no apparent purpose.

Common symptoms reported by people with Tic Disorder

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Tic Disorder

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (1) Tic Disorder (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(DHC continus)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Luvox)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Morphine ER)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with Tic Disorder, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Tic Disorder

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Dizziness
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (1) Tic Disorder (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(DHC continus)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Constipation
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Difficulty with orgasm Muscle and joint pain
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Luvox)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Depressed mood (1) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Difficulty with orgasm Memory problems
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Morphine ER)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with Tic Disorder, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Tic Disorder on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 5
30s 12
40s 6
50s 6
60s 1
70+ 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

50% Female
50% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 9
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 14
Not Diagnosed 3

These charts show data from Tic Disorder patients who have completed their condition history
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