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Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Interstitial lung disease?

We study 14,777 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Interstitial lung disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Interstitial lung disease and more.

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Lithium carbonate

Lithium carbonate (latest outcomes from 16,039 users) has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Interstitial lung disease

Interstitial lung disease (latest reports from 118,620 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, lung cancer - non-small cell, osteoporosis, prostate cancer.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 14,777 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 12 people (0.08%) have Interstitial Lung Disease.

Trend of Interstitial lung disease in Lithium carbonate reports

Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Interstitial lung disease * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Interstitial lung disease100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Interstitial lung disease when taking Lithium carbonate * :

FemaleMale
Interstitial lung disease61.54%38.46%

Age of people who have Interstitial lung disease when taking Lithium carbonate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Interstitial lung disease0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%22.22%11.11%33.33%

Severity of Interstitial lung disease when taking Lithium carbonate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Interstitial lung disease ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (5 people, 41.67%)
  2. Epilepsy (4 people, 33.33%)
  3. Pyrexia (4 people, 33.33%)
  4. Cholecystitis (4 people, 33.33%)
  5. Bipolar i disorder (4 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tegretol (5 people, 41.67%)
  2. Nitrazepam (4 people, 33.33%)
  3. Doribax (4 people, 33.33%)
  4. Clarithromycin (4 people, 33.33%)
  5. Biaxin (3 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • sodium levels in kidneys are high, has a breathing tube for labored breathing. she was talking and knew who she was and where she was after recovery. they done a couple of tests and she has not woke up. they also told her to take her lithium before surgery and also gave her lithium after surgery. she had surgery monday sept 22

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