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Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Diverticulitis?

We study 14,737 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 (latest outcomes from 15,989 users) has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) (latest reports from 64,098 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma.

On Jul, 17, 2014: 14,736 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 64,097 people who have Diverticulitis on eHealthMe.

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 ** :

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How people recovered from Diverticulitis ** :

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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 had laprascopici surgery for an inguinal hernia about fifteen months ago, since which time I have suffered bouts of diverticulitis, have developed a midline abdominal hernia adjacent to the site of entry of the laparoscope. Symptoms seem more severe when I am also suffering most from sinus pain and congestion

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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • Curious about cause. I've had this problem for about 1 year. Could it possibly be sjogren's disease?

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  • After sleeping for a few minutes wake up with pressure in chest/diaphragm area.

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