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A study for a 43-year old man who takes Lithium Carbonate, Lamictal, Paxil, Xanax

Summary: 24 male patients aged 43 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 43 year old male patient who has Bipolar Ii Disorder, Bipolar 2, Depression, Anxiety. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

On Mar, 31, 2015: 24 males aged 39 (±5) who take Lithium Carbonate, Lamictal, Paxil, Xanax are studied

Lithium Carbonate, Lamictal, Paxil, Xanax outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 39

Gender: male

Conditions: Bipolar Ii Disorder, Bipolar 2, Depression, Anxiety

Drugs taking:
- Lithium Carbonate (lithium carbonate): used for 1 - 6 months
- Lamictal (lamotrigine): used for 1 - 2 years
- Paxil (paroxetine hydrochloride): used for 1 - 2 years
- Xanax (alprazolam): used for 2 - 5 years

Drug interactions have: severe parosmia

Comments from or about the patient: Parosmia (self-diagnosed through online research) began almost to the day of beginning lithium treatment. Neither ENT or Psychiatrist can figure out what to do.
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eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Parosmia2 (8.33% of males aged 39 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Parosmia in Bipolar Ii Disorder1 (0.55% of males aged 39 (±5) who have Bipolar ii disorder)
Parosmia in Bipolar 21 (0.55% of males aged 39 (±5) who have Bipolar 2)
Parosmia in Depression3 (0.04% of males aged 39 (±5) who have Depression)
Parosmia in Anxiety1 (0.03% of males aged 39 (±5) who have Anxiety)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Parosmia in Lithium Carbonate1 (0.08% of males aged 39 (±5) who take Lithium carbonate)
Parosmia in Lamictal1 (0.06% of males aged 39 (±5) who take Lamictal)
Parosmia in Paxil3 (0.11% of males aged 39 (±5) who take Paxil)
Parosmia in Xanax1 (0.04% of males aged 39 (±5) who take Xanax)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lithium Carbonate is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a
Lamictal is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a
Paxil is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a
Xanax is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
PyrexiaMental ImpairmentAngerNauseaParosmian/an/aWeight Increased
ChillsFlushingRestlessnessMental ImpairmentAgitation
Generalised ErythemaNauseaPersecutory DelusionPost-traumatic Stress DisorderPyrexia
Erythema MultiformePost-traumatic Stress DisorderIrritabilitySedationCardiac Arrest
Drug EruptionSerotonin SyndromeManiaParosmiaBlood Urea Increased
Stevens-johnson SyndromeSedationDepressed MoodSerotonin SyndromeLiver Fatty
Lymphocyte Stimulation Test PositiveDiarrhoeaImpulsive BehaviourFlushingComa Nec
EnanthemaDepressionAggressionDiarrhoeaSedation
Lip ErosionAngerNegative ThoughtsAsperger's DisorderKetoacidosis
NasopharyngitisAmnesiaSomnolenceAngerAggression

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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You are not alone! Join a related support group:
- support group for people who take Lithium Carbonate and have Parosmia
- support group for people who take Lamictal and have Parosmia
- support group for people who take Paxil and have Parosmia
- support group for people who take Xanax and have Parosmia
- support group for people who have Parosmia and Bipolar Ii Disorder
- support group for people who have Parosmia and Bipolar 2
- support group for people who have Parosmia and Depression
- support group for people who have Parosmia and Anxiety
- support group for people who have Anxiety
- support group for people who have Bipolar 2
- support group for people who have Bipolar Ii Disorder
- support group for people who have Depression
- support group for people who have Parosmia
- support group for people who take Lamictal
- support group for people who take Lithium Carbonate
- support group for people who take Paxil
- support group for people who take Xanax

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