Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Drug abuse (Drug Abuse And Dependence)?
Summary: Drug abuse is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Pain.
We study 14,813 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 41 have Drug abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug abuse and more.
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Lithium carbonate has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 16,074 Lithium carbonate users)
Drug abuse has been reported by people with pain, depression, migraine, back pain, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 19,957 Drug abuse patients)
On Feb, 26, 2015: 14,805 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 83 people (0.56%) have Drug Abuse.
Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Drug abuse * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Drug abuse||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Drug abuse when taking Lithium carbonate * :
|Drug abuse||67.33%||32.67% |
Age of people who have Drug abuse when taking Lithium carbonate * :
|Drug abuse||1.22%||0.00%||9.76%||14.63%||43.90%||24.39%||6.10%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (23 people, 27.71%)
- Bipolar disorder (15 people, 18.07%)
- Depression (14 people, 16.87%)
- Bipolar i disorder (9 people, 10.84%)
- Anxiety (5 people, 6.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (36 people, 43.37%)
- Depakote (35 people, 42.17%)
- Naproxen (30 people, 36.14%)
- Neurontin (29 people, 34.94%)
- Risperdal (29 people, 34.94%)
* 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:
Could your condition cause:
- 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)
- A study of drug interactions between Propranolol Hydrochloride, Clonazepam, Lithium Carbonate, Spironolactone, Metformin, Glycopyrrolate, Levothyroxine Sodium, Phenelzine Sulfate for a 45-year old woman with Migraine Without Aura, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Major Depression, High Blood Pressure, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos), Sweating, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Akathisia, Tinnitus Aggravated, Hypertonia
- A study of drug interactions between Olanzapine, Lithium Carbonate for a 27-year old woman with Mood Stabilizer, Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Pancreatitis Acute, Laurazapan
- A study of drug interactions between Citalopram Hydrobromide, Lithium Carbonate for a 37-year old woman with Depression Suicidal, Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Anion Gap Decreased
Recent Lithium carbonate related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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