Lithium carbonate and Drug withdrawal syndrome - from FDA reports
Drug withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Lithium Carbonate, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 15,489 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA. Among them, 178 have Drug withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug withdrawal syndrome and more.
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Lithium carbonate has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lithium carbonate 18,088 users)
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome
Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, drug dependence (latest reports from 48,524 Drug withdrawal syndrome patients).
On Jan, 27, 2017
15,489 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium Carbonate.
Among them, 178 people (1.15%) have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lithium Carbonate when people have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 14.29 %
- 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
- 2 - 5 years: 42.86 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 14.29 %
Gender of people who have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Lithium Carbonate *:
- female: 59.43 %
- male: 40.57 %
Age of people who have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Lithium Carbonate *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 3.52 %
- 20-29: 14.08 %
- 30-39: 34.51 %
- 40-49: 18.31 %
- 50-59: 21.83 %
- 60+: 7.75 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (49 people, 27.53%)
- Depression (47 people, 26.40%)
- Bipolar I Disorder (19 people, 10.67%)
- Pain (17 people, 9.55%)
- Sleep Disorder (12 people, 6.74%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (47 people, 26.40%)
- Neurontin (37 people, 20.79%)
- Ambien (30 people, 16.85%)
- Prozac (29 people, 16.29%)
- Klonopin (29 people, 16.29%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Depression (51 people, 28.65%)
- Stress And Anxiety (48 people, 26.97%)
- Nausea (46 people, 25.84%)
- Suicidal Ideation (45 people, 25.28%)
- Insomnia (42 people, 23.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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