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Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Hirsutism (Excessive or unwanted hair in women)?
We study 14,753 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 (latest outcomes from 16,012 users) has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Hirsutism (abnormal growth of hair on a person's face and body, esp. on a woman) (latest reports from 6,045 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, epilepsy, accidental exposure, osteoporosis.
On Sep, 14, 2014: 14,753 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 * :
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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 ** :
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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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From this study (2 weeks ago):
I was on lithium when first diagnosed with Graves disease-now stopped. I had a few episodes of what is understood to be serotonin syndrome. I had submandibular gland removed 3 years ago. I had bad foot infection (both feet) 3 years ago. I always suffered with depression and anxiety/social always. I was on Effexor 225mg for 3 years now I take 150mg moclobimide twice a day. I stopped Effexor and lithium together when it was supposed that it could have caused serotonin syndrome. Thank you
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