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Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Diverticulitis?

Summary: Diverticulitis is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take medication Zyprexa, and have Schizophrenia.

We study 14,805 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Diverticulitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diverticulitis and more.

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Lithium carbonate

Lithium carbonate has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 16,066 Lithium carbonate users)

Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 10,150 Diverticulitis patients)

On Jan, 4, 2015: 14,795 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 14 people (0.09%) have Diverticulitis.

Trend of Diverticulitis in Lithium carbonate reports

Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Diverticulitis * :

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Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Lithium carbonate * :

FemaleMale
Diverticulitis57.14%42.86%

Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Lithium carbonate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diverticulitis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%8.33%41.67%

Severity of Diverticulitis when taking Lithium carbonate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Diverticulitis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Schizophrenia (2 people, 14.29%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (2 people, 14.29%)
  3. Ill-defined disorder (1 people, 7.14%)
  4. Bipolar i disorder (1 people, 7.14%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (1 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zyprexa (8 people, 57.14%)
  2. Paxil (7 people, 50.00%)
  3. Spironolactone (7 people, 50.00%)
  4. Antabuse (7 people, 50.00%)
  5. Wellbutrin sr (7 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I'm 19 and have been getting large kidney stones for the past few months now. I am curious as to see if the reason why I have been getting them, along with diverticulitis, is because of the types of birth control I have been taking. I took a depo-provera shot every 3 months for about 4 years, and started Sprintec about half a year ago. Are there any connections? I was thinking because the depo reduced calcium in my body, and that taking Sprintec caused a rush of calcium, that might be a reason.

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  • I. Been on lithium for years, can this cause me to have Parkinson's symptoms . They would not tell me , but I know I have it

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