Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Drooling?
Summary: Drooling is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Risperidone, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 14,805 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 43 have Drooling. Find out below who they are, when they have Drooling and more.
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Lithium carbonate has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 16,066 Lithium carbonate users)
Drooling (drop saliva uncontrollably from the mouth) has been reported by people with schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 2,501 Drooling patients)
On Jan, 31, 2015: 14,805 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 43 people (0.29%) have Drooling.
Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Drooling * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Drooling when taking Lithium carbonate * :
Age of people who have Drooling when taking Lithium carbonate * :
Severity of Drooling when taking Lithium carbonate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Drooling ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (9 people, 20.93%)
- Schizoaffective disorder (7 people, 16.28%)
- Mania (5 people, 11.63%)
- Psychotic disorder (2 people, 4.65%)
- Convulsion (2 people, 4.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Risperidone (8 people, 18.60%)
- Risperdal (6 people, 13.95%)
- Haldol (5 people, 11.63%)
- Quetiapine (4 people, 9.30%)
- Aspirin (4 people, 9.30%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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