Lithium carbonate and Confusion - from FDA reports


Summary

Confusion is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Olanzapine, and have Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Confusion 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, 410 people (2.58%) have Confusion


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lithium carbonate cause Confusion?

Time on Lithium Carbonate when people have Confusion *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.59 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.94 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.94 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 11.76 %

Gender of people who have Confusion when taking Lithium Carbonate *:

  • female: 54.3 %
  • male: 45.7 %

Age of people who have Confusion when taking Lithium Carbonate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.86 %
  • 10-19: 5.16 %
  • 20-29: 1.72 %
  • 30-39: 10.32 %
  • 40-49: 19.48 %
  • 50-59: 27.22 %
  • 60+: 35.24 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (82 people, 20.00%)
  • Depression (21 people, 5.12%)
  • Bipolar I Disorder (15 people, 3.66%)
  • Schizophrenia (13 people, 3.17%)
  • Mania (12 people, 2.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Olanzapine (42 people, 10.24%)
  • Depakote (34 people, 8.29%)
  • Clonazepam (32 people, 7.80%)
  • Zyprexa (31 people, 7.56%)
  • Risperidone (25 people, 6.10%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Confusional State (99 people, 24.15%)
  • Agitation (79 people, 19.27%)
  • Tremor (78 people, 19.02%)
  • Speech Impairment (adult) (78 people, 19.02%)
  • Memory Loss (57 people, 13.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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