Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Swelling?
We study 14,743 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 59 have Swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling and more.
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Lithium carbonate (latest outcomes from 16,000 users) has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.
Swelling (latest reports from 181,755 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 14,743 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 59 people (0.40%) have Swelling. They amount to 0.03% of all the 181,365 people who have Swelling on eHealthMe.
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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