Review: could Lithium Carbonate cause Stress And Anxiety?


Summary

Stress and anxiety is found among people who take Lithium Carbonate, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 15,296 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 691 have Stress and anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Stress and anxiety 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)

Stress And Anxiety

Stress and anxiety has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, diarrhea, insomnia (latest reports from 283,876 Stress and anxiety patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

15,296 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium Carbonate.
Among them, 691 people (4.52%) have Stress And Anxiety


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lithium carbonate cause Stress and anxiety?

Time on Lithium Carbonate when people have Stress And Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 20.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.49 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.14 %
  • 10+ years: 30.43 %

Gender of people who have Stress And Anxiety when taking Lithium Carbonate *:

  • female: 68.37 %
  • male: 31.63 %

Age of people who have Stress And Anxiety when taking Lithium Carbonate *:

  • 0-1: 0.17 %
  • 2-9: 0.69 %
  • 10-19: 2.77 %
  • 20-29: 16.44 %
  • 30-39: 20.42 %
  • 40-49: 23.18 %
  • 50-59: 20.76 %
  • 60+: 15.57 %

Severity if Stress And Anxiety when taking Lithium Carbonate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 40.74 %
  • severe: 48.15 %
  • most severe: 11.11 %

How people recovered from Stress And Anxiety **:

  • while on drug: 23.08 %
  • after off the drug: 23.08 %
  • not yet: 53.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (187 people, 27.06%)
  • Depression (114 people, 16.50%)
  • Anxiety (63 people, 9.12%)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (50 people, 7.24%)
  • Bipolar I Disorder (43 people, 6.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (132 people, 19.10%)
  • Lamictal (84 people, 12.16%)
  • Risperdal (82 people, 11.87%)
  • Klonopin (80 people, 11.58%)
  • Xanax (73 people, 10.56%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (216 people, 31.26%)
  • Insomnia (141 people, 20.41%)
  • Pain (136 people, 19.68%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (132 people, 19.10%)
  • Agitation (113 people, 16.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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