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Answer 8
  1. Methylphenidate. Anticonvulsants (eg, phenytoin), antipsychotics (eg, risperidone), and dopaminergic agents (eg, pramipexole) can induce tics in children and adolescents3; however, stimulants, such as amphetamines, methylphenidate, cocaine, and pemoline, induce tics at a higher frequency.

    3. Cummings JL, Mega MS. Neuropsychiatry and behavioral neuroscience. New York: Oxford University Press; 2003.

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