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Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Enuresis?

Summary: Enuresis could be caused by Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Clozapine, and have Depression.

We study 14,693 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Enuresis. Find out below who they are, when they have Enuresis and more.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 14,693 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 20 people (0.14%) have Enuresis. They amount to 0.21% of all the 9,345 people who have Enuresis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Enuresis in Lithium carbonate reports

Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Enuresis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Enuresis33.33%33.33%0.00%0.00%16.67%16.67%0.00%

Gender of people who have Enuresis when taking Lithium carbonate * :

FemaleMale
Enuresis50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have Enuresis when taking Lithium carbonate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Enuresis0.00%15.79%0.00%5.26%21.05%21.05%5.26%31.58%

Severity of Enuresis when taking Lithium carbonate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Enuresis0.00%25.00%75.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Enuresis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Enuresis0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (4 people, 20.00%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (4 people, 20.00%)
  3. Affective disorder (3 people, 15.00%)
  4. Anxiety (3 people, 15.00%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (3 people, 15.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clozapine (4 people, 20.00%)
  2. Seroquel (4 people, 20.00%)
  3. Clonazepam (4 people, 20.00%)
  4. Zyprexa (3 people, 15.00%)
  5. Levothyroxine sodium (3 people, 15.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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