Lithium carbonate and Akathisia - from FDA reports
Akathisia is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Abilify, and have Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Akathisia with Lithium carbonate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15,919 people who have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 09, 2017
15,919 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium Carbonate.
Among them, 129 people (0.81%) have Akathisia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lithium Carbonate when people have Akathisia *:
- < 1 month: 50.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 12.5 %
Gender of people who have Akathisia when taking Lithium Carbonate *:
- female: 60.63 %
- male: 39.37 %
Age of people who have Akathisia when taking Lithium Carbonate *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 2.78 %
- 10-19: 9.26 %
- 20-29: 20.37 %
- 30-39: 22.22 %
- 40-49: 19.44 %
- 50-59: 12.04 %
- 60+: 13.89 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (20 people, 15.50%)
- Depression (16 people, 12.40%)
- Schizophrenia (11 people, 8.53%)
- Psychotic Disorder (11 people, 8.53%)
- Bipolar I Disorder (11 people, 8.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (17 people, 13.18%)
- Olanzapine (17 people, 13.18%)
- Abilify (17 people, 13.18%)
- Zyprexa (15 people, 11.63%)
- Risperdal (13 people, 10.08%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Agitation (44 people, 34.11%)
- Stress And Anxiety (28 people, 21.71%)
- Insomnia (27 people, 20.93%)
- Suicidal Ideation (19 people, 14.73%)
- Drowsiness (19 people, 14.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Akathisia when taking Lithium carbonate?
Lithium carbonate has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lithium carbonate 18,559 users)
Akathisia (a movement disorder characterized by a feeling of inner restlessness) has been reported by people with depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, stress and anxiety, major depression (latest reports from 8,140 Akathisia patients).
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