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Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Primary adrenal insufficiency (Addison's disease)?





Summary: Primary adrenal insufficiency is reported only by a few people who take Lithium carbonate.

We study 14,786 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Primary adrenal insufficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Primary adrenal insufficiency 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 Lithium carbonate 16,053 users)

Primary adrenal insufficiency

Primary adrenal insufficiency (addison's disease, a hormonal disorder disease) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, pain, multiple sclerosis, hypercalcaemia.(latest reports from Primary adrenal insufficiency 619 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 14,786 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 4 people (0.03%) have Primary Adrenal Insufficiency.

Trend of Primary adrenal insufficiency in Lithium carbonate reports

Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Primary adrenal insufficiency * :

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Gender of people who have Primary adrenal insufficiency when taking Lithium carbonate * :

FemaleMale
Primary adrenal insufficiency0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have Primary adrenal insufficiency when taking Lithium carbonate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Primary adrenal insufficiency0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%

Severity of Primary adrenal insufficiency when taking Lithium carbonate ** :

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How people recovered from Primary adrenal insufficiency ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

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Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lorazepam (3 people, 75.00%)
  2. Hydrocortisone (3 people, 75.00%)
  3. Florinef (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Byetta (1 people, 25.00%)
  5. Trileptal (1 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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