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Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Taste disturbance?

Summary: Taste disturbance could be caused by Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Claritin, and have Trigeminal neuralgia.

We study 14,696 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Taste disturbance. Find out below who they are, when they have Taste disturbance and more.

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Lithium carbonate

Lithium carbonate (latest outcomes from 15,936 users) has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Taste disturbance

Taste disturbance (latest reports from 10,514 patients) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, migraine, asthma, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 14,591 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 11 people (0.08%) have Taste Disturbance. They amount to 0.10% of all the 10,507 people who have Taste Disturbance on eHealthMe.

Trend of Taste disturbance in Lithium carbonate reports

Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Taste disturbance * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Taste disturbance50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Taste disturbance when taking Lithium carbonate * :

FemaleMale
Taste disturbance54.55%45.45%

Age of people who have Taste disturbance when taking Lithium carbonate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Taste disturbance0.00%0.00%14.29%14.29%14.29%28.57%28.57%0.00%

Severity of Taste disturbance when taking Lithium carbonate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Taste disturbance0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Taste disturbance ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Trigeminal neuralgia (1 people, 9.09%)
  2. Ph urine increased (1 people, 9.09%)
  3. Migraine prophylaxis (1 people, 9.09%)
  4. Bipolar 2 (1 people, 9.09%)
  5. Agitation (1 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Claritin (2 people, 18.18%)
  2. Paxil (1 people, 9.09%)
  3. Wellbutrin (1 people, 9.09%)
  4. Effexor (1 people, 9.09%)
  5. Ziagen (1 people, 9.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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