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Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Fatigue?

Summary: Fatigue is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 14,786 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 775 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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Lithium carbonate

Lithium carbonate (latest outcomes from 16,044 users) has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

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Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 198,350 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

Trend of Fatigue reports

On Nov, 12, 2014: 14,777 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 775 people (5.24%) have Fatigue.

Trend of Fatigue in Lithium carbonate reports

Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Fatigue * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fatigue24.11%9.82%7.14%8.93%16.07%15.18%18.75%

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

FemaleMale
Fatigue60.25%39.75%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fatigue0.00%0.27%2.33%9.17%18.60%19.43%24.49%25.72%

Severity of Fatigue when taking Lithium carbonate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fatigue0.00%33.96%49.06%16.98%

How people recovered from Fatigue ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fatigue0.00%11.76%88.24%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (241 people, 31.10%)
  2. Depression (76 people, 9.81%)
  3. Bipolar i disorder (63 people, 8.13%)
  4. Pain (45 people, 5.81%)
  5. Ill-defined disorder (43 people, 5.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (125 people, 16.13%)
  2. Klonopin (82 people, 10.58%)
  3. Depakote (76 people, 9.81%)
  4. Risperdal (76 people, 9.81%)
  5. Lamictal (73 people, 9.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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