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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 14,777 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

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

Hirsutism

Hirsutism (abnormal growth of hair on a person's face and body, esp. on a woman) (latest reports from 6,077 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, epilepsy, accidental exposure, acne.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 14,777 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 9 people (0.06%) have Hirsutism.

Trend of Hirsutism in Lithium carbonate reports

Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Hirsutism * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hirsutism0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hirsutism77.78%22.22%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hirsutism0.00%0.00%0.00%22.22%22.22%44.44%11.11%0.00%

Severity of Hirsutism when taking Lithium carbonate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hirsutism0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hirsutism ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (3 people, 33.33%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (2 people, 22.22%)
  3. Paranoia (1 people, 11.11%)
  4. Major depression (1 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clonazepam (4 people, 44.44%)
  2. Pamidronate disodium (3 people, 33.33%)
  3. Ambien (3 people, 33.33%)
  4. Talwin (3 people, 33.33%)
  5. Effexor (3 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 18 year old girl who has Bipolar Disorder, and takes Lithium Carbonate)
    Why do I shake and why must I take Epilizine as well

  • Does/can inulin (chicory root extract) interact with lithium?
    (Asked by a 59 year old woman who has Any Drug Interaction Between Lithium 600 Mg Daily With Chicory Root Extract (200 Mg) In Probiotic With Lactobacillus GG?, and takes Lactobacillus GG, Chicory Inulin, Lithium Carbonate, Synthroid, Prilosec, Levofloxacin, Amoxicillin)
    I am taking all these antibiotics for 14 days to get rid of the H Pylori bacteria in my stomach. I want to replace the good bacteria lost and avoid diahhrea by taking a probiotic daily. However, I have noticed the use of inulin (chicory root extract) in the probiotic. I need to know if I can take th ...

  • 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 ...

  • Can my symptoms actually pinpoint a cause/condition?
    (Asked by a 27 year old woman who has Vulvovaginal Dryness During Intercourse, Acne Cystic, Bilateral Stenosis, Irregularity Of Bowels, Muscle Tightness, Menstrual Periods - Heavy, Prolonged, Or Irregular, Menstruation - Painful, Painful Sexual Intercourse, Pelvic Discomfort, Chest Pain, Abdominal Bloating, Deep Knee Pain, Extreme Thigh Pain, Sometimes Bulging, Flattened/deflated & Bulging Discs, Chronic Pain, Hirsutism, and takes Soma, Norco)
    I would just like insight on this. I'm on pain management right now, but it's just to manage the pain. Every thing else has really been not taken serious by any physican it office I've been to. Is this normal stuff many woman go through? I'm just sick of feeling like this between the constant pain & ...

  • Is finasteride the best medicine for me?
    (Asked by a 25 year old woman who has Hirsutism, Androgenic Alopecia In Women, and takes Folic Acid, Finasteride )
    My testosterone level is 0.67 and i have androgenic alopecia pattern on my left side of my head

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