Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Diverticulitis?
Summary: Diverticulitis could be caused by Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take Zyprexa, and have Schizophrenia.
We study 14,693 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.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 14,693 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 14 people (0.10%) have Diverticulitis. They amount to 0.02% of all the 63,324 people who have Diverticulitis on eHealthMe.
Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Diverticulitis * :
Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Lithium carbonate * :
Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Lithium carbonate * :
Severity of Diverticulitis when taking Lithium carbonate ** :
How people recovered from Diverticulitis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Schizophrenia (2 people, 14.29%)
- Bipolar disorder (2 people, 14.29%)
- Ill-defined disorder (1 people, 7.14%)
- Bipolar i disorder (1 people, 7.14%)
- Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (1 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zyprexa (8 people, 57.14%)
- Paxil (7 people, 50.00%)
- Spironolactone (7 people, 50.00%)
- Antabuse (7 people, 50.00%)
- Wellbutrin sr (7 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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