Lithium carbonate and Akathisia - from FDA reports


Summary

Akathisia is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Abilify, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Akathisia with Lithium carbonate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,100 people who have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 22, 2017

16,100 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate.
Among them, 129 people (0.8%) have Akathisia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lithium carbonate cause Akathisia?

Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Akathisia *:

  • < 1 month: 55.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 11.11 %

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

  • female: 60.63 %
  • male: 39.37 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.78 %
  • 10-19: 9.26 %
  • 20-29: 20.37 %
  • 30-39: 22.22 %
  • 40-49: 19.44 %
  • 50-59: 12.04 %
  • 60+: 13.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (16 people, 12.40%)
  • Schizophrenia (11 people, 8.53%)
  • Psychotic Disorder (11 people, 8.53%)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder (9 people, 6.98%)
  • Major Depression (5 people, 3.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (17 people, 13.18%)
  • Olanzapine (17 people, 13.18%)
  • Abilify (17 people, 13.18%)
  • Zyprexa (15 people, 11.63%)
  • Risperdal (13 people, 10.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Agitation (44 people, 34.11%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (28 people, 21.71%)
  • Insomnia (27 people, 20.93%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (19 people, 14.73%)
  • Drowsiness (19 people, 14.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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