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Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Drug abuse (Drug Abuse And Dependence)?

We study 14,777 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 83 have Drug abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug abuse and more.

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Lithium carbonate

Lithium carbonate (latest outcomes from 16,039 users) has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Drug abuse

Drug abuse (latest reports from 59,799 patients) has been reported by people with pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety, schizophrenia.

On Sep, 26, 2014: 14,753 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 83 people (0.56%) have Drug Abuse.

Trend of Drug abuse in Lithium carbonate reports

Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Drug abuse * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drug abuse100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Drug abuse when taking Lithium carbonate * :

FemaleMale
Drug abuse67.33%32.67%

Age of people who have Drug abuse when taking Lithium carbonate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug abuse1.22%0.00%9.76%14.63%43.90%24.39%6.10%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (23 people, 27.71%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (15 people, 18.07%)
  3. Depression (14 people, 16.87%)
  4. Bipolar i disorder (9 people, 10.84%)
  5. Anxiety (5 people, 6.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (36 people, 43.37%)
  2. Depakote (35 people, 42.17%)
  3. Naproxen (30 people, 36.14%)
  4. Neurontin (29 people, 34.94%)
  5. Risperdal (29 people, 34.94%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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