Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Confusion?
Summary: Confusion is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Clonazepam, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 14,805 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 400 have Confusion. Find out below who they are, when they have Confusion and more.
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Lithium carbonate has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 16,074 Lithium carbonate users)
Confusion has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 36,476 Confusion patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 14,805 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 401 people (2.71%) have Confusion.
Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Confusion * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Confusion when taking Lithium carbonate * :
Age of people who have Confusion when taking Lithium carbonate * :
Severity of Confusion when taking Lithium carbonate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Confusion ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (81 people, 20.20%)
- Depression (22 people, 5.49%)
- Bipolar i disorder (21 people, 5.24%)
- Schizophrenia (15 people, 3.74%)
- Mental retardation severity unspecified (12 people, 2.99%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Clonazepam (48 people, 11.97%)
- Olanzapine (48 people, 11.97%)
- Depakote (46 people, 11.47%)
- Zyprexa (37 people, 9.23%)
- Akineton (28 people, 6.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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