Lithium carbonate and Interstitial lung disease - from FDA reports
Interstitial lung disease 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 Tegretol, and have Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Interstitial lung disease 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, 22, 2017
15,919 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium Carbonate.
Among them, 12 people (0.08%) have Interstitial Lung Disease
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lithium Carbonate when people have Interstitial Lung Disease *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Interstitial Lung Disease when taking Lithium Carbonate *:
- female: 58.33 %
- male: 41.67 %
Age of people who have Interstitial Lung Disease when taking Lithium Carbonate *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 25.0 %
- 40-49: 25.0 %
- 50-59: 12.5 %
- 60+: 37.5 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Bipolar Disorder (5 people, 41.67%)
- Fever (4 people, 33.33%)
- Epilepsy (4 people, 33.33%)
- Cholecystitis (4 people, 33.33%)
- Bipolar I Disorder (4 people, 33.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Tegretol (5 people, 41.67%)
- Doribax (4 people, 33.33%)
- Clarithromycin (4 people, 33.33%)
- Anafranil (2 people, 16.67%)
- Amlodipine Besylate (2 people, 16.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pneumonia (2 people, 16.67%)
- Breathing Difficulty (2 people, 16.67%)
- Pleural Effusion (1 person, 8.33%)
- Chest X-Ray Abnormal (1 person, 8.33%)
- Alveolitis Allergic (1 person, 8.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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