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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 14,795 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

Lithium carbonate has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 16,062 Lithium carbonate users)

Swelling

Swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone. (latest reports from 26,501 Swelling patients)

On Dec, 27, 2014: 14,786 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 59 people (0.40%) have Swelling.

Trend of Swelling in Lithium carbonate reports

Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Swelling25.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%12.50%0.00%12.50%

Gender of people who have Swelling when taking Lithium carbonate * :

FemaleMale
Swelling78.69%21.31%

Age of people who have Swelling when taking Lithium carbonate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Swelling1.85%0.00%0.00%1.85%7.41%31.48%31.48%25.93%

Severity of Swelling when taking Lithium carbonate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Swelling0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Swelling ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Swelling0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Bipolar disorder (10 people, 16.95%)
  2. Metastases to bone (6 people, 10.17%)
  3. Depression (6 people, 10.17%)
  4. Breast cancer (6 people, 10.17%)
  5. Fatigue (5 people, 8.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ativan (11 people, 18.64%)
  2. Zometa (11 people, 18.64%)
  3. Ibuprofen (10 people, 16.95%)
  4. Hydrochlorothiazide (9 people, 15.25%)
  5. Lamictal (9 people, 15.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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