Review: could Lithium Carbonate cause Primary Adrenal Insufficiency?


Summary

Primary adrenal insufficiency is reported only by a few people who take Lithium Carbonate. We study 15,296 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Primary adrenal insufficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Primary adrenal insufficiency 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 17,785 users)

Primary Adrenal Insufficiency

Primary adrenal insufficiency has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, weakness, adrenocortical insufficiency acute (latest reports from 1,010 Primary adrenal insufficiency patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

15,296 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium Carbonate.
Among them, 4 people (0.03%) have Primary Adrenal Insufficiency


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lithium carbonate cause Primary adrenal insufficiency?

Gender of people who have Primary Adrenal Insufficiency when taking Lithium Carbonate *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Primary Adrenal Insufficiency when taking Lithium Carbonate *:

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

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lorazepam (3 people, 75.00%)
  • Hydrocortisone (3 people, 75.00%)
  • Florinef (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Prednisone Tab (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Nexium (1 person, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vomiting (3 people, 75.00%)
  • Leukocytosis (3 people, 75.00%)
  • Dehydration (3 people, 75.00%)
  • Asthenia (3 people, 75.00%)
  • Anorexia (3 people, 75.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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