Review: could Lithium Carbonate cause Nausea And Vomiting?


Summary

Nausea and vomiting is found among people who take Lithium Carbonate, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lamictal, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 15,179 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 537 have Nausea and vomiting. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea and vomiting 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)

Nausea And Vomiting

Nausea and vomiting has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, renal failure acute, abdominal pain (latest reports from 172,103 Nausea and vomiting patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

15,179 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium Carbonate.
Among them, 537 people (3.54%) have Nausea And Vomiting


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lithium carbonate cause Nausea and vomiting?

Time on Lithium Carbonate when people have Nausea And Vomiting *:

  • < 1 month: 38.98 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.42 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.08 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.08 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.39 %
  • 10+ years: 6.78 %

Gender of people who have Nausea And Vomiting when taking Lithium Carbonate *:

  • female: 59.32 %
  • male: 40.68 %

Age of people who have Nausea And Vomiting when taking Lithium Carbonate *:

  • 0-1: 0.23 %
  • 2-9: 0.45 %
  • 10-19: 3.61 %
  • 20-29: 18.06 %
  • 30-39: 20.54 %
  • 40-49: 25.06 %
  • 50-59: 17.61 %
  • 60+: 14.45 %

Severity if Nausea And Vomiting when taking Lithium Carbonate **:

  • least: 21.43 %
  • moderate: 42.86 %
  • severe: 35.71 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Nausea And Vomiting **:

  • while on drug: 20 %
  • after off the drug: 20 %
  • not yet: 60 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (124 people)
  • Schizophrenia (49 people)
  • Depression (44 people)
  • Bipolar I Disorder (40 people)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (34 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal (56 people)
  • Seroquel (49 people)
  • Zyprexa (46 people)
  • Xanax (40 people)
  • Depakote (40 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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