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Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Narcotic abuse (Drug abuse)?

Summary: Narcotic abuse is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder.

We study 14,813 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 41 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse and more.

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Lithium carbonate

Lithium carbonate has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 16,074 Lithium carbonate users)

Narcotic abuse

Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 10,559 Narcotic abuse patients)

On Feb, 27, 2015: 14,805 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 41 people (0.28%) have Narcotic Abuse.

Trend of Narcotic abuse in Lithium carbonate reports

Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Narcotic abuse * :

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Gender of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Lithium carbonate * :

FemaleMale
Narcotic abuse44.68%55.32%

Age of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Lithium carbonate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Narcotic abuse2.27%0.00%11.36%9.09%27.27%36.36%13.64%0.00%

Severity of Narcotic abuse when taking Lithium carbonate ** :

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How people recovered from Narcotic abuse ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (9 people, 21.95%)
  2. Bipolar i disorder (8 people, 19.51%)
  3. Depression (5 people, 12.20%)
  4. Anxiety (5 people, 12.20%)
  5. Bipolar ii disorder (3 people, 7.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (16 people, 39.02%)
  2. Depakote (13 people, 31.71%)
  3. Alprazolam (8 people, 19.51%)
  4. Remeron (7 people, 17.07%)
  5. Clonazepam (7 people, 17.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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