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Lithium Carbonate vs Seroquel Xr for a male patient aged 23

Summary: 2,365 male patients aged 23 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Lithium Carbonate vs Seroquel Xr for a male aged 23. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Lithium carbonate (latest outcomes from 16,091 users) has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Seroquel xr (latest outcomes from 9,525 users) has active ingredients of quetiapine fumarate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

On Apr, 20, 2015: 2,365 male patients aged 18 who take the same drugs are studied in Lithium Carbonate vs Seroquel Xr

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male18Bipolar Disorder

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Lithium Carbonate lithium carbonatePfizer
Seroquel Xr quetiapine fumarateAstrazeneca

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 18 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lithium Carbonate (Pfizer)Seroquel Xr (Astrazeneca)
Neuroleptic Malignant SyndromeAggression
AgitationOverdose
ManiaDiabetes Mellitus
PyrexiaCompleted Suicide
Drug IneffectiveWeight Increased
AggressionSuicidal Ideation
Suicide AttemptNeutropenia
NauseaAgitation
IrritabilityDepression
TremorSuicide Attempt

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lithium Carbonate (Pfizer)Seroquel Xr (Astrazeneca)
Decubitus UlcerPancreatitis
Renal Failure ChronicMuscle Spasticity
Rectal HaemorrhageCerebral Palsy
PancreatitisDystonia
Thermal BurnLong-term Memory Loss
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusShort-term Memory Loss
Bipolar 1Acanthosis Nigricans
NauseaDiabetes Mellitus
Muscle SpasmsType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Tremor - EssentialWeight Increased

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Lithium Carbonate8.16%32.65%26.53%20.41%12.24%
Seroquel Xr9.77%33.08%35.34%11.28%10.53%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Lithium Carbonate (lithium carbonate) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Seroquel Xr (quetiapine fumarate) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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