Lithium carbonate and Brain damage - from FDA reports


Summary

Brain damage is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old also take medication Clonazepam, and have Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Brain damage 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, 10, 2017

15,919 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium Carbonate.
Among them, 17 people (0.11%) have Brain Damage


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lithium carbonate cause Brain damage?

Gender of people who have Brain Damage when taking Lithium Carbonate *:

  • female: 76.47 %
  • male: 23.53 %

Age of people who have Brain Damage when taking Lithium Carbonate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 12.5 %
  • 40-49: 87.5 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (12 people, 70.59%)
  • Agitation (3 people, 17.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Clonazepam (12 people, 70.59%)
  • Neurontin (11 people, 64.71%)
  • Metoprolol Succinate (11 people, 64.71%)
  • Lamotrigine (11 people, 64.71%)
  • Diltiazem Hydrochloride (11 people, 64.71%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (11 people, 64.71%)
  • Swollen Tongue (10 people, 58.82%)
  • Speech Disorder (10 people, 58.82%)
  • Drug Hypersensitivity (9 people, 52.94%)
  • Speech Impairment (adult) (8 people, 47.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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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)

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