Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Stress and anxiety?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 13,661 people who take Lithium carbonate. Among them, 736 have Stress and anxiety. See who they are, when they have Stress and anxiety and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lithium carbonate (latest outcomes from 15,919 users) has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder, bipolar i disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Lithium carbonate include tremor, tremor aggravated, fatigue, depression, nausea.
Stress and anxiety
Stress and anxiety (latest reports from 1,276,424 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, acupuncture and pain.
On Feb, 17, 2014: 13,621 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 613 people (4.50%) have Stress And Anxiety.
Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Stress and anxiety * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Stress and anxiety||18.84%||11.59%||5.80%||8.70%||10.14%||8.70%||36.23% |
Gender of people who have Stress and anxiety when taking Lithium carbonate * :
|Stress and anxiety||69.33%||30.67% |
Age of people who have Stress and anxiety when taking Lithium carbonate * :
|Stress and anxiety||0.17%||0.69%||3.10%||15.49%||19.10%||24.61%||19.97%||16.87% |
Severity of Stress and anxiety when taking Lithium carbonate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Stress and anxiety||4.35%||34.78%||52.17%||8.70% |
How people recovered from Stress and anxiety ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Stress and anxiety||12.50%||12.50%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (190 people, 31.00%)
- Depression (112 people, 18.27%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (63 people, 10.28%)
- Anxiety (58 people, 9.46%)
- Bipolar i disorder (49 people, 7.99%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (139 people, 22.68%)
- Risperdal (100 people, 16.31%)
- Lamictal (88 people, 14.36%)
- Klonopin (88 people, 14.36%)
- Xanax (83 people, 13.54%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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