Lithium carbonate and Fatigue - from FDA reports


Summary

Fatigue 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 Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 15,489 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA. Among them, 833 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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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 18,086 users)

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, depression (latest reports from 360,144 Fatigue patients).

On Feb, 18, 2017

15,489 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium Carbonate.
Among them, 833 people (5.38%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lithium carbonate cause Fatigue?

Time on Lithium Carbonate when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 32.81 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.06 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.12 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.81 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.62 %
  • 10+ years: 20.31 %

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

  • female: 59.56 %
  • male: 40.44 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.44 %
  • 10-19: 2.8 %
  • 20-29: 8.11 %
  • 30-39: 17.11 %
  • 40-49: 20.35 %
  • 50-59: 25.37 %
  • 60+: 25.81 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (243 people, 29.17%)
  • Depression (66 people, 7.92%)
  • Bipolar I Disorder (48 people, 5.76%)
  • High Blood Pressure (38 people, 4.56%)
  • Pain (32 people, 3.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (102 people, 12.24%)
  • Risperdal (67 people, 8.04%)
  • Depakote (67 people, 8.04%)
  • Klonopin (66 people, 7.92%)
  • Lamictal (65 people, 7.80%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (176 people, 21.13%)
  • Weakness (165 people, 19.81%)
  • Drowsiness (152 people, 18.25%)
  • Tremor (142 people, 17.05%)
  • Depression (138 people, 16.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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