Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Swelling?
Summary: Swelling is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ativan, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 14,822 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 52 have Swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling and more.
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Lithium carbonate has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 16,091 Lithium carbonate users)
Swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone. (latest reports from 26,528 Swelling patients)
On Apr, 5, 2015: 14,822 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 59 people (0.40%) have Swelling.
Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Swelling * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Swelling when taking Lithium carbonate * :
Age of people who have Swelling when taking Lithium carbonate * :
Severity of Swelling when taking Lithium carbonate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Swelling ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (10 people, 16.95%)
- Metastases to bone (6 people, 10.17%)
- Depression (6 people, 10.17%)
- Breast cancer (6 people, 10.17%)
- Fatigue (5 people, 8.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ativan (11 people, 18.64%)
- Zometa (11 people, 18.64%)
- Ibuprofen (10 people, 16.95%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (9 people, 15.25%)
- Lamictal (9 people, 15.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Lithium Carbonate for a 55-year old woman with Bipolar. The patient has Hand Tremor
- A study of drug interactions between Clonazepam, Lithium Carbonate, Seroquel, Rozerem, Gabapentin, Buspirone Hydrochloride, Lamotrigine for a 45-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder, Insomnia. The patient has Anorgasmia
- A study of drug interactions between Lortab, Effexor, Topamax for a 34-year old woman with Migraine, Anxiety. The patient has Edema
- A study of drug interactions between Lortab, Effexor, Topamax for a 34-year old woman with Migraine, Stress And Anxiety. The patient has Edema
- A study of drug interactions between Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Lithium Carbonate for a 32-year old woman with Depression, Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Appetite Decreased, Weakness, Abdominal Pain Aggravated, Dizziness Aggravated, Nausea, Headache - Mixed Tension Migraine
Recent Lithium carbonate related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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