Relative efficacy of haloperidol and pimozide in children and adolescents with Tourette's disorder.

@article{Sallee1997RelativeEO,
  title={Relative efficacy of haloperidol and pimozide in children and adolescents with Tourette's disorder.},
  author={Floyd R. Sallee and Lois Nesbitt and Christopher Jackson and Lauren Sine and Gopalan Sethuraman},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1997},
  volume={154 8},
  pages={1057-62}
}
OBJECTIVE The authors evaluated the relative efficacy and safety of pimozide and haloperidol in the treatment of Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome in children and adolescents. METHOD A double-blind, 24-week, placebo-controlled double crossover study of equivalent dose formulations of haloperidol and pimozide was conducted with 22 subjects, aged 7-16 years, with Tourette's disorder who were randomly assigned to first one active drug treatment and then the other. Biweekly assessment and flexible… CONTINUE READING

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