Review: could Lithium carbonate cause Vertigo (Dizziness)?
Summary: Vertigo is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Seroquel, and have Bipolar disorder.
We study 14,813 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 507 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.
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Lithium carbonate has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 16,081 Lithium carbonate users)
Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 164,812 Vertigo patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 14,813 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 509 people (3.44%) have Vertigo.
Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Vertigo * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Lithium carbonate * :
Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Lithium carbonate * :
Severity of Vertigo when taking Lithium carbonate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Vertigo ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder (191 people, 37.52%)
- Depression (73 people, 14.34%)
- Bipolar i disorder (59 people, 11.59%)
- Hypertension (33 people, 6.48%)
- Anxiety (29 people, 5.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (102 people, 20.04%)
- Lamictal (69 people, 13.56%)
- Neurontin (62 people, 12.18%)
- Xanax (60 people, 11.79%)
- Depakote (59 people, 11.59%)
* 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:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Wellbutrin for a 28-year old woman with Stress And Anxiety. The patient has Vaginal Pain, Vertigo, Swollen Lymph Nodes (swelling of lymph nodes), Pelvic Discomfort, Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding, Vaginal Discharge, Cervical Dysplasia (abnormal changes in the cells on the surface of the cervix)
- A study of drug interactions between Tramadol, Meloxicam, Gabapentin for a 68-year old man with Joint Pain, Tendon Pain. The patient has Dizziness
- A study of side effects of Lithium Carbonate for a 67-year old woman with Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development), Dry Mouth, Weight Gain, Sleepiness - During The Day (excess sleeping during day time)
- A study of side effects of Provigil for a 44-year old woman with Narcolepsy. The patient has Vertigo Aggravated
- A study of side effects of Donepezil for a 66-year old man with Forgetfulness. The patient has Dizziness
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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