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Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Stress and anxiety?

We study 14,753 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 674 have Stress and anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Stress and anxiety and more.

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Lithium carbonate

Lithium carbonate (latest outcomes from 16,021 users) has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Stress and anxiety

Stress and anxiety (latest reports from 1,274,280 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 14,753 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 674 people (4.57%) have Stress And Anxiety.

Trend of Stress and anxiety in Lithium carbonate reports

Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Stress and anxiety * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stress and anxiety17.81%13.70%5.48%8.22%9.59%8.22%36.99%

Gender of people who have Stress and anxiety when taking Lithium carbonate * :

FemaleMale
Stress and anxiety68.98%31.02%

Age of people who have Stress and anxiety when taking Lithium carbonate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stress and anxiety0.16%0.62%2.80%14.64%20.87%23.68%21.18%16.04%

Severity of Stress and anxiety when taking Lithium carbonate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Stress and anxiety4.00%40.00%48.00%8.00%

How people recovered from Stress and anxiety ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Stress and anxiety20.00%10.00%70.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (208 people, 30.86%)
  2. Depression (115 people, 17.06%)
  3. Smoking cessation therapy (65 people, 9.64%)
  4. Anxiety (60 people, 8.90%)
  5. Bipolar i disorder (52 people, 7.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (154 people, 22.85%)
  2. Risperdal (102 people, 15.13%)
  3. Lamictal (95 people, 14.09%)
  4. Klonopin (93 people, 13.80%)
  5. Xanax (87 people, 12.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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