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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 14,777 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.

Trend of lithium carbonate reports

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,545,192 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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    I am wondering if the side effects of Prolia go away or lessen during the six months it is taken for.

  • I take lithium carbonate however however lithium orostat sounds much safer and beneficial to health a low dose but absorbed better dr. wont prescribe it because of nt enough research
    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Depression From Lifes Events Last A Long Time I Have Had To Go To Hospital, and takes Lithium Carbonate )
    Its just that i dont get over sad times in my life Twice i had to go to hospital with deep depression and now i have been put on lithium so that i dont have a relapse and i think that lithium stimulates the serotonin that the body cant make up when in depression mode i think that is why i stay depre ...

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