Lithium carbonate and Swelling - from FDA reports


Summary

Swelling 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 Zometa, and have Bipolar disorder . We study 15,489 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA. Among them, 54 have Swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling 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 18,086 users)

Swelling

Swelling has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 40,572 Swelling patients).

On Jan, 22, 2017

15,489 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium Carbonate.
Among them, 54 people (0.35%) have Swelling


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lithium carbonate cause Swelling?

Time on Lithium Carbonate when people have Swelling *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

Gender of people who have Swelling when taking Lithium Carbonate *:

  • female: 72.22 %
  • male: 27.78 %

Age of people who have Swelling when taking Lithium Carbonate *:

  • 0-1: 2.17 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.17 %
  • 30-39: 6.52 %
  • 40-49: 36.96 %
  • 50-59: 34.78 %
  • 60+: 17.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (10 people, 18.52%)
  • Depression (8 people, 14.81%)
  • High Blood Pressure (7 people, 12.96%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (7 people, 12.96%)
  • Breast Cancer (7 people, 12.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (13 people, 24.07%)
  • Ibuprofen (11 people, 20.37%)
  • Ativan (11 people, 20.37%)
  • Omeprazole (9 people, 16.67%)
  • Lamictal (9 people, 16.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (19 people, 35.19%)
  • Rashes (16 people, 29.63%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (15 people, 27.78%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (15 people, 27.78%)
  • Anaemia (13 people, 24.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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