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Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Brain damage?

We study 14,777 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

Lithium carbonate (latest outcomes from 16,039 users) has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Brain damage

Brain damage (latest reports from 3,709 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, arthritis, ill-defined disorder, bipolar disorder.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 14,777 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 18 people (0.12%) have Brain Damage.

Trend of Brain damage in Lithium carbonate reports

Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Brain damage * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Brain damage0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Gender of people who have Brain damage when taking Lithium carbonate * :

FemaleMale
Brain damage76.19%23.81%

Age of people who have Brain damage when taking Lithium carbonate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Brain damage0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.53%84.21%5.26%0.00%

Severity of Brain damage when taking Lithium carbonate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Brain damage0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Brain damage ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Brain damage0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (14 people, 77.78%)
  2. Agitation (3 people, 16.67%)
  3. Bipolar i disorder (1 people, 5.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Sertraline hcl (14 people, 77.78%)
  2. Clonazepam (14 people, 77.78%)
  3. Metoprolol succinate (13 people, 72.22%)
  4. Lansoprazole (13 people, 72.22%)
  5. Diltiazem hydrochloride (13 people, 72.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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