My son was diagnosed with borderline tourrets at the age of seven. He has been medicated since the age of eight. At the age of fifteen he began taking Abilify and at sisteen stated showing some minor side effects. Now at almost seventeen those minor side effects have changed to all out mood swings, one day happy go lucky, the next mad at the world and raging at his divorced parents(5 years now). He spends a lot of time alone and doesn't want to talk unles he is arguing. He constantly picks fights with his younger sister(10). After seeing the ads for Abilify I feel I have ample need for concern, I want to be more informed since the doctors in our area continue to tell us that Abilify is the best medication for his condition. At this point I am more concerned about his mental health & life than his tourrets. Please help.
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