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. This review analyzes which people have Drug withdrawal syndrome 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 Apr, 16, 2017
15,919 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium Carbonate.
Among them, 184 people (1.16%) have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lithium Carbonate when people have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome *:
- < 1 month: 11.11 %
- 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
- 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 33.33 %
Gender of people who have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Lithium Carbonate *:
- female: 59.44 %
- male: 40.56 %
Age of people who have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome when taking Lithium Carbonate *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 3.42 %
- 20-29: 13.7 %
- 30-39: 34.93 %
- 40-49: 17.81 %
- 50-59: 22.6 %
- 60+: 7.53 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (52 people, 28.26%)
- Depression (47 people, 25.54%)
- Bipolar I Disorder (21 people, 11.41%)
- Pain (18 people, 9.78%)
- Sleep Disorder (12 people, 6.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (47 people, 25.54%)
- Neurontin (37 people, 20.11%)
- Ambien (30 people, 16.30%)
- Prozac (29 people, 15.76%)
- Klonopin (29 people, 15.76%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (52 people, 28.26%)
- Depression (51 people, 27.72%)
- Suicidal Ideation (49 people, 26.63%)
- Nausea (47 people, 25.54%)
- Insomnia (46 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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