Lithium carbonate and Drug abuse - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug abuse 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 Seroquel, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Drug abuse 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, 24, 2017

16,100 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate.
Among them, 124 people (0.77%) have Drug abuse


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lithium carbonate cause Drug abuse?

Time on Lithium carbonate when people have Drug abuse *:

  • < 1 month: 88.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.56 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Drug abuse when taking Lithium carbonate *:

  • female: 57.26 %
  • male: 42.74 %

Age of people who have Drug abuse when taking Lithium carbonate *:

  • 0-1: 1 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 11 %
  • 20-29: 17 %
  • 30-39: 33 %
  • 40-49: 27 %
  • 50-59: 6 %
  • 60+: 5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (15 people, 12.10%)
  • Depression (8 people, 6.45%)
  • Schizophrenia (4 people, 3.23%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (3 people, 2.42%)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder (3 people, 2.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (29 people, 23.39%)
  • Depakote (25 people, 20.16%)
  • Risperdal (21 people, 16.94%)
  • Neurontin (21 people, 16.94%)
  • Albuterol (21 people, 16.94%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (27 people, 21.77%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (25 people, 20.16%)
  • Fatigue (23 people, 18.55%)
  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (23 people, 18.55%)
  • Drug Dependence (20 people, 16.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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