Lithium carbonate and Hirsutism - from FDA reports


Hirsutism is found among people who take Lithium Carbonate, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old also take medication Clonazepam, and have Breast cancer . We study 15,489 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA. Among them, 9 have Hirsutism. Find out below who they are, when they have Hirsutism 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 18,088 users)


Hirsutism (abnormal growth of hair on a person's face and body, esp. on a woman) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, epilepsy, hair loss, osteoporosis (latest reports from 2,503 Hirsutism patients).

On Feb, 02, 2017

15,489 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium Carbonate.
Among them, 9 people (0.06%) have Hirsutism

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lithium carbonate cause Hirsutism?

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

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 25.0 %
  • 30-39: 12.5 %
  • 40-49: 50.0 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Schizophrenia (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Paranoia (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Cervix Carcinoma (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (1 person, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Clonazepam (5 people, 55.56%)
  • Vicodin (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Robinul (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Cytoxan (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Aredia (4 people, 44.44%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Nausea (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Hot Flush (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Headache (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Hair Loss (4 people, 44.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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