Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Brain damage?
Summary: Brain damage is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take medication Sertraline hcl, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 14,822 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Brain damage. Find out below who they are, when they have Brain damage and more.
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Lithium carbonate has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 16,091 Lithium carbonate users)
Brain damage has been reported by people with depression, pain, arthritis, ill-defined disorder, back pain. (latest reports from 1,012 Brain damage patients)
On Apr, 12, 2015: 14,822 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 18 people (0.12%) have Brain Damage.
Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Brain damage * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Brain damage||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Gender of people who have Brain damage when taking Lithium carbonate * :
|Brain damage||76.19%||23.81% |
Age of people who have Brain damage when taking Lithium carbonate * :
|Brain damage||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||10.53%||84.21%||5.26%||0.00% |
Severity of Brain damage when taking Lithium carbonate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Brain damage||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Brain damage ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Brain damage||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (14 people, 77.78%)
- Agitation (3 people, 16.67%)
- Bipolar i disorder (1 people, 5.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Sertraline hcl (14 people, 77.78%)
- Clonazepam (14 people, 77.78%)
- Metoprolol succinate (13 people, 72.22%)
- Lansoprazole (13 people, 72.22%)
- Diltiazem hydrochloride (13 people, 72.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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