If you’re looking for information about recent-onset tics or tic disorders, we’re here to help.
Next month we will begin enrolling currently untreated children with TS, ages 6-17, in a treatment study. The research study will compare an investigational product, EBS-101 a.k.a. ecopipam, to a placebo (inactive substance). Neither we nor the patient will know which of these the child is assigned to, but the assignment is tracked for comparison […]
I just saw this abstract from 2 years ago. The authors looked at back at the medical history at initial presentation from 60 children with Tourette syndrome. Most (60%) had multiple motor tics during their "first tic episode" (a term not defined in the abstract). Children who had phonic tics initially were older.