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How effective is Lithium carbonate for Antidepressant therapy (Depression)?





Summary: 136 Lithium carbonate users have rated its effectiveness for Antidepressant therapy.

Overall ratings: 3.1/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5

This is a review of how effective Lithium carbonate (lithium carbonate) is for Antidepressant therapy and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

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What is Lithium carbonate

Lithium carbonate has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (view latest outcomes from 16,052 users)

Antidepressant therapy

Antidepressant therapy can be treated by Zoloft, Cymbalta, Prozac, Lexapro, Celexa, Wellbutrin Xl. (latest reports from Antidepressant Therapy 258,645 patients)

On Dec, 19, 2014: 136 people are studied for taking Lithium carbonate in Antidepressant therapy




Lithium carbonate effectiveness for Antidepressant therapy


Long term Lithium carbonate effectiveness for Antidepressant therapy

Lithium carbonate effectiveness for Antidepressant therapy (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall1030493017
Long term
(1+ years)
011282015

Gender of people who take Lithium carbonate for Antidepressant therapy * :

FemaleMale
Antidepressant therapy67.65%32.35%

Age of people who take Lithium carbonate for Antidepressant therapy * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Antidepressant therapy0.00%0.74%1.47%13.24%19.12%25.00%25.00%15.44%

Who find Lithium carbonate more effective for Antidepressant therapy?

Gender of people who find Lithium carbonate more effective * :

FemaleMale
Antidepressant therapy74.47%25.53%

Age of people who find Lithium carbonate more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Antidepressant therapy0.00%0.00%0.00%12.77%21.28%19.15%25.53%21.28%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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