Review: could Lithium carbonate cause White blood cell count increased?
Summary: White blood cell count increased is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Clozaril, and have Schizophrenia.
We study 14,813 people who have side effects while taking Lithium carbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 230 have White blood cell count increased. Find out below who they are, when they have White blood cell count increased 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)
White blood cell count increased
White blood cell count increased has been reported by people with schizophrenia, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 23,536 White blood cell count increased patients)
On Mar, 14, 2015: 14,813 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate. Among them, 230 people (1.55%) have White Blood Cell Count Increased.
Time on Lithium carbonate when people have White blood cell count increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|White blood cell count increased||56.25%||25.00%||6.25%||6.25%||6.25%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have White blood cell count increased when taking Lithium carbonate * :
|White blood cell count increased||46.48%||53.52% |
Age of people who have White blood cell count increased when taking Lithium carbonate * :
|White blood cell count increased||0.00%||0.00%||10.04%||14.41%||20.52%||25.76%||11.79%||17.47% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Schizophrenia (53 people, 23.04%)
- Bipolar disorder (52 people, 22.61%)
- Depression (29 people, 12.61%)
- Schizoaffective disorder (18 people, 7.83%)
- Bipolar i disorder (11 people, 4.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Clozaril (58 people, 25.22%)
- Lamictal (39 people, 16.96%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (28 people, 12.17%)
- Zyprexa (27 people, 11.74%)
- Valproate sodium (27 people, 11.74%)
* 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:
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- 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 drug interactions between Lamotrigine, Lithium Carbonate for a 22-year old woman with Major Depression, Bipolar. The patient has Vision Problems, Nystagmus
- A study of drug interactions between L-theanine, Gaba, Magnesium Carbonate, Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Risperdal for a 43-year old woman with Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar Disorder. The patient has Slurred Speech, Eyeball Rupture
- A study of drug interactions between Paracetamol, Valproate Sodium, Omeprazole, Ferrous Fumarate, Bisoprolol Fumarate, Lithium Carbonate, Aspirin, Clozapine for a 42-year old woman with Headache, Mood Stabilizer, Acid Reflux, Anaemia, Hypertension, Blood Thinner, Schizophrenia. The patient has Aortic Regurgitation, Skitzopheniaauditory Halucinations Of A Comanding Nature
- A study of side effects of Lithium Carbonate for a 34-year old woman with Bipolar 1. The patient has Anorexia (eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight)
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