Related topic: Lithium carbonate, Diabetes insipidus
Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Diabetes insipidus?
Summary: Diabetes insipidus could be caused by Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, also take Carbamazepine, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 14,696 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 (latest outcomes from 15,936 users) has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Diabetes insipidus (diabetes caused by a deficiency of the pituitary hormone vasopressin, which regulates kidney function) (latest reports from 4,630 patients) has been reported by people with bipolar disorder, depression, schizophrenia, hiv infection, insomnia.
On Apr, 13, 2014: 14,693 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 101 people (0.69%) have Diabetes Insipidus. They amount to 2.19% of all the 4,619 people who have Diabetes Insipidus on eHealthMe.
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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I developed diabetes insipidus from Lithium. As I continued to take the drug,I eventually developed chronic kidney disease. Because my nephrologist failed to understand diabetes insipidus, he put me on a blood pressure lowering medication "because it helps most kidney patients", even though my blood pressure was always low. I became dehydrated and low blood flow to kidneys caused acute tubular necrosis. Now on dialysis (6 years). I still have diabetes insipidus so pee a lot. I can't be the only one??
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