Review: Alopecia in Lithium carbonate
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 6, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Alopecia (Hair loss) by studying 13,574 people who take Lithium carbonate. We analyze: the time on Lithium carbonate when people have Alopecia, gender and age of these people, the severity of Alopecia, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Lithium carbonate. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lithium carbonate (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder, bipolar i disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Lithium carbonate include tremor nec, tremor, tremor aggravated, depression, fatigue.
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Dec, 6, 2013: 13,574 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 90 people (0.66%) have Alopecia.
Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Alopecia * :
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Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Lithium carbonate * :
Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Lithium carbonate * :
Severity of Alopecia when taking Lithium carbonate ** :
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How people recovered from Alopecia ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (30 people, 33.33%)
- Bipolar i disorder (11 people, 12.22%)
- Migraine (8 people, 8.89%)
- Hepatitis c (7 people, 7.78%)
- Depression (7 people, 7.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lamictal (14 people, 15.56%)
- Clonazepam (12 people, 13.33%)
- Effexor (10 people, 11.11%)
- Zoloft (10 people, 11.11%)
- Propranolol (9 people, 10.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- By Promar: What has been the best outcome from prescriptions for mania
(for a 42 year old man who has Manic, and takes Xanax Xr, Oxcarbazepine, Lithium Carbonate, Depakote, Seroquel, Clonazepam)
I'm currently on xanax xr 3mg with 1 mg supplement as needed (rarely) but have been on the depekote with the Clonazepam with depekote it worked for about 9 months and seemed to wear off. Then was put on lithium with the Clonazepam sorta the same worked but kinda wore off and had trouble during elev ...
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- By milpro: Does prolia cause hair loss?
(for a 90 year old woman who has Hair Loss, and takes Prolia)
losing my hair is very upsetting
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(Number of patients like milpro: 205)
- By etrozzi: I developed excessive saliva production after starting ropinerole (requip) for plmd. sleep was impossible due to frequent swallowing. has anyone else experienced similar symptoms?
(for a 49 year old woman who has Periodic Limb Movements In Sleep, Major Depression, Fibromyalgia Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorder, Alpha Intrusion (sleep Disorder), Sleep Apnea (minor), and takes Ropinirole Hydrochloride, Cymbalta, Mirapex, Gabapentin, Carbidopa And Levodopa, Lyrica, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Lithium Carbonate, Desipramine Hydrochloride, Synthroid, Vyvanse, Lipitor)
The first 5 drugs above on my list that I tried for PLMD, I no longer use. I took ropinerole (Requip) for about 2 weeks when I noticed that I was producing more saliva and was swallowing a lot. It didn't really bother me too much, because the other drugs that I take give me a dry mouth. When I went ...
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