Lithium carbonate and Hirsutism - from FDA reports


Hirsutism is found among people who take Lithium carbonate, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old also take medication Clonazepam, and have Breast cancer. This review analyzes which people have Hirsutism 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, 23, 2017

16,100 people reported to have side effects when taking Lithium carbonate.
Among them, 9 people (0.06%) have Hirsutism

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lithium carbonate cause Hirsutism?

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

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 25.0 %
  • 30-39: 12.5 %
  • 40-49: 50.0 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Schizophrenia (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Paranoia (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Major Depression (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Cervix Carcinoma (1 person, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Clonazepam (5 people, 55.56%)
  • Ibuprofen (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Fentanyl (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Cytoxan (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Aromasin (4 people, 44.44%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Toothaches (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Pain (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Hair Loss (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Gingival Disorder (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Decreased Interest (4 people, 44.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Lithium carbonate

Lithium carbonate has active ingredients of lithium carbonate. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from Lithium carbonate 18,790 users)


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