Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Diabetes insipidus?
Summary: Diabetes insipidus is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, also take medication Carbamazepine, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 14,813 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 101 have Diabetes insipidus. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes insipidus and more.
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Lithium carbonate has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 16,081 Lithium carbonate users)
Diabetes insipidus (diabetes caused by a deficiency of the pituitary hormone vasopressin, which regulates kidney function) has been reported by people with bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia, hiv infection, insomnia. (latest reports from 1,636 Diabetes insipidus patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 14,813 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 101 people (0.68%) have Diabetes Insipidus.
Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Diabetes insipidus * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Diabetes insipidus||5.88%||5.88%||5.88%||0.00%||5.88%||5.88%||70.59% |
Gender of people who have Diabetes insipidus when taking Lithium carbonate * :
|Diabetes insipidus||44.12%||55.88% |
Age of people who have Diabetes insipidus when taking Lithium carbonate * :
|Diabetes insipidus||0.00%||0.00%||1.04%||7.29%||5.21%||41.67%||16.67%||28.12% |
Severity of Diabetes insipidus when taking Lithium carbonate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Diabetes insipidus||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Diabetes insipidus ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Diabetes insipidus||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (34 people, 33.66%)
- Agitation (16 people, 15.84%)
- Bipolar i disorder (11 people, 10.89%)
- Osteoporosis (8 people, 7.92%)
- Insomnia (5 people, 4.95%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Carbamazepine (19 people, 18.81%)
- Promethazine hcl (13 people, 12.87%)
- Seroquel (12 people, 11.88%)
- Risperidone (9 people, 8.91%)
- Fosamax (8 people, 7.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Lithium Carbonate for a 49-year old woman with Bipolar I Disorder. The patient has Can't Urinate
- A study of side effects of Lithium Carbonate for a 55-year old woman with Bipolar. The patient has Hand Tremor
- A study of drug interactions between Clonazepam, Lithium Carbonate, Seroquel, Rozerem, Gabapentin, Buspirone Hydrochloride, Lamotrigine for a 45-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder, Insomnia. The patient has Anorgasmia
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