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 14,822 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 508 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 16,091 Lithium carbonate users)
Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 164,856 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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- A study of side effects of Restoril for a 60-year old woman with Chronic Insomnia. The patient has Unsteady, Blurred Vision, Dizziness
- A study of drug interactions between Synthroid, Topamax, Lithium Carbonate for a 36-year old man with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Bipolar Ii Disorder.
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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