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

Overall ratings: 3.1/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high

This is a review of how effective Lithium carbonate (lithium carbonate) is for Antidepressant therapy. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 136 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Lithium carbonate

Lithium carbonate (latest outcomes from 16,044 users) has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

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Antidepressant therapy

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

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On Nov, 26, 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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    (Asked by a 18 year old girl who has Bipolar Disorder, and takes Lithium Carbonate)
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  • Has anyone been helped by taking lexapro and wellbutrin?
    (Asked by a 22 year old woman who has Depression, and takes Wellbutrin, Lexapro)
    I am the mom of a 22 year old who is trying to get through college and can't seem to find the right meds for depression. She is taking Lexapro and I am wondering if adding Wellbutrin will help.

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    (Asked by a 85 year old man who has Depression, Seborrheic Keratosis, and takes Vitamin D, Zoloft)
    Has anyone noted a change in their seborrheic keratoses after taking Zoloft? Any changes after taking Vitamin D either 5000 IU daily or 50000 IU weekly

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    (Asked by a 71 year old woman who has Depression, Recurrent Depressions, and takes Zoloft)
    for many years i suffer depression twice a year spring and fall

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    My husband and I are 73. We had a paid off home and money in the bank until the past 3 years. We have made some terrible decisions and now we are practically penniless. We couldn't understand why we had made such bad decisions and let someone talk us into losing our money. We have also been on A ...

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