Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Drooling?
Summary: Drooling is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Risperidone, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 14,813 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 16,081 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 2,502 Drooling patients)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 14,813 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Lithium Carbonate for a 67-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development), Dry Mouth, Weight Gain, Sleepiness - During The Day (excess sleeping during day time)
- A study of drug interactions between Lamotrigine, Lithium Carbonate for a 22-year old woman with Major Depression, Bipolar. The patient has Vision Problems, Nystagmus
- A study of drug interactions between L-theanine, Gaba, Magnesium Carbonate, Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Risperdal for a 43-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Slurred Speech, Eyeball Rupture
- A study of drug interactions between Paracetamol, Valproate Sodium, Omeprazole, Ferrous Fumarate, Bisoprolol Fumarate, Lithium Carbonate, Aspirin, Clozapine for a 42-year old woman with Headache, Mood Stabilizer, Acid Reflux, Anaemia, Hypertension, Blood Thinner, Schizophrenia. The patient has Aortic Regurgitation, Skitzopheniaauditory Halucinations Of A Comanding Nature
- A study of side effects of Lithium Carbonate for a 34-year old woman with Bipolar 1. The patient has Anorexia (eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight)
Recent Lithium carbonate related drug comparison:
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