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Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Lose weight?

Summary: Lose weight could be caused by Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 14,693 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 164 have Lose weight. Find out below who they are, when they have Lose weight and more.

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Lithium carbonate

Lithium carbonate (latest outcomes from 15,936 users) has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Lose weight

Lose weight (latest reports from 97,362 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 14,693 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 164 people (1.12%) have Lose Weight. They amount to 0.17% of all the 97,265 people who have Lose Weight on eHealthMe.

Trend of Lose weight in Lithium carbonate reports

Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Lose weight * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lose weight0.00%12.50%12.50%25.00%25.00%0.00%25.00%

Gender of people who have Lose weight when taking Lithium carbonate * :

FemaleMale
Lose weight52.75%47.25%

Age of people who have Lose weight when taking Lithium carbonate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lose weight0.00%0.00%0.62%7.45%37.89%34.78%16.15%3.11%

Severity of Lose weight when taking Lithium carbonate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lose weight0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Lose weight ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lose weight0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (90 people, 54.88%)
  2. Depression (48 people, 29.27%)
  3. Schizophrenia (31 people, 18.90%)
  4. Sleep disorder (26 people, 15.85%)
  5. Bipolar i disorder (17 people, 10.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (113 people, 68.90%)
  2. Zyprexa (71 people, 43.29%)
  3. Risperdal (49 people, 29.88%)
  4. Depakote (45 people, 27.44%)
  5. Abilify (42 people, 25.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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