Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Hirsutism (Excessive or unwanted hair in women)?
Summary: Hirsutism is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Clonazepam, and have Breast cancer.
We study 14,822 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Hirsutism. Find out below who they are, when they have Hirsutism and more.
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Lithium carbonate has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 16,091 Lithium carbonate users)
Hirsutism (abnormal growth of hair on a person's face and body, esp. on a woman) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, epilepsy, accidental exposure, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 1,967 Hirsutism patients)
On Apr, 16, 2015: 14,822 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 9 people (0.06%) have Hirsutism.
Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Hirsutism * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Hirsutism when taking Lithium carbonate * :
Age of people who have Hirsutism when taking Lithium carbonate * :
Severity of Hirsutism when taking Lithium carbonate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Hirsutism ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (3 people, 33.33%)
- Bipolar disorder (2 people, 22.22%)
- Paranoia (1 people, 11.11%)
- Major depression (1 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Clonazepam (4 people, 44.44%)
- Pamidronate disodium (3 people, 33.33%)
- Ambien (3 people, 33.33%)
- Talwin (3 people, 33.33%)
- Effexor (3 people, 33.33%)
* 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:
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- A study of side effects of Lithium Carbonate for a 62-year old woman with Depression. The patient has Low Mood, Self Harm, Suicidal
- A study of drug interactions between Latuda, Lithium Carbonate for a 46-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Chronic Kidney Disease
- A study of side effects of Lithium Carbonate for a 46-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Kidney Disease
- A study of drug interactions between Finasteride, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Flecainide Acetate, Lithium Carbonate, Flomax, Effexor Xr for a 75-year old man with BPH, Sleepy, Atrial Fibrillation/flutter, Bipolar Ii Disorder, Urinary Retention, Depression. The patient has Breathing Difficulty - Lying Down, Pain - Muscles
- A study of side effects of Spironolactone for a 23-year old woman with Ortho Tri-cyclen Lo. The patient has Hypertrichosis
Recent Lithium carbonate related drug comparison:
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