Review: could Lithium Carbonate cause Lose Weight?


Lose weight is found among people who take Lithium Carbonate, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 15,179 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 165 have Lose weight. Find out below who they are, when they have Lose weight 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 16,363 users)

Lose Weight

Lose weight has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, abdominal pain upper, diarrhea, malaise, fatigue (latest reports from 21,018 Lose weight patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

15,179 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium Carbonate.
Among them, 165 people (1.09%) have Lose Weight

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lithium carbonate cause Lose weight?

Time on Lithium Carbonate when people have Lose Weight *:

  • < 1 month: 10 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10 %
  • 10+ years: 10 %

Gender of people who have Lose Weight when taking Lithium Carbonate *:

  • female: 53.05 %
  • male: 46.95 %

Age of people who have Lose Weight when taking Lithium Carbonate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.71 %
  • 20-29: 8.57 %
  • 30-39: 35.0 %
  • 40-49: 32.86 %
  • 50-59: 18.57 %
  • 60+: 4.29 %

Severity if Lose Weight when taking Lithium Carbonate **:

  • least: 20 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 40 %

How people recovered from Lose Weight **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (73 people)
  • Depression (38 people)
  • Schizophrenia (30 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (22 people)
  • Insomnia (17 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (93 people)
  • Zyprexa (64 people)
  • Risperdal (44 people)
  • Depakote (38 people)
  • Abilify (34 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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