Effectiveness and tolerability of open label olanzapine in children and adolescents with Tourette syndrome.

TitleEffectiveness and tolerability of open label olanzapine in children and adolescents with Tourette syndrome.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsMcCracken, JT, Suddath R, Chang S, Thakur S, Piacentini J
JournalJournal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology
Volume18
Issue5
Pagination501-8
Date Published2008 Oct
ISSN1557-8992
KeywordsAdolescent, Aggression, Antipsychotic Agents, Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity, Benzodiazepines, Child, Female, Humans, Male, Prospective Studies, Psychiatric Status Rating Scales, Severity of Illness Index, Tourette Syndrome, Treatment Outcome, Weight Gain
Abstract

The primary aim of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness and tolerability of open-label olanzapine on motor and vocal tics in children and adolescents with Tourette syndrome (TS). Secondary aims included assessing the response of TS-associated disruptive behaviors to olanzapine exposure.

DOI10.1002/hbm.21441
Alternate JournalJ Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol