A study for a 44 year old man who takes Lithium Carbonate - from FDA reports

1,670 males aged 44 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 44 year old male patient who has Bipolar Mania. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Oct, 04, 2018

1,670 males aged 44 (±5) who take Lithium Carbonate are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Lithium Carbonate for a 44-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 44
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Bipolar Mania
  • Drugs taken:
    • Lithium Carbonate (lithium carbonate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Toothache(tooth pain): 2 (0.12% of males aged 44 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

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Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Depression
  2. Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)
  3. Dry mouth
  4. Irritability
  5. Periodontal disease (disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  2. Salivary hypersecretion (excess saliva secretion)
  3. Therapeutic agent toxicity (poisoning by ability to cure substance)
  4. Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)
  5. Sedation
6 - 12 months:
  1. Diarrhea
  2. Depression
  3. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  4. Movement - uncoordinated
  5. Paranoia (psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Depression
  2. Heart attack
  3. Testicular pain (pain in testes)
  4. Stress and anxiety
  5. Erection problems
2 - 5 years:
  1. Diabetic ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)
  2. Diabetes
  3. Suicide attempt
  4. Head injury
  5. High blood cholesterol
5 - 10 years:
  1. Therapeutic agent toxicity (poisoning by ability to cure substance)
  2. Breathing difficulty
  3. Weight increased
  4. Suicide attempt
  5. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
10+ years:
  1. Confusional state
  2. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  3. Diabetes
  4. Blood creatinine increased
  5. Thirst - excessive
not specified:
  1. Diabetes
  2. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  3. Drowsiness
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Depression

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Depression : 157 people, 9.40%
  2. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 146 people, 8.74%
  3. Schizoaffective Disorder (a mental disorder characterized by disordered thought): 101 people, 6.05%
  4. Stress And Anxiety : 57 people, 3.41%
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 50 people, 2.99%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Seroquel (254 people, 15.21%)
  2. Zyprexa (215 people, 12.87%)
  3. Risperdal (169 people, 10.12%)
  4. Abilify (145 people, 8.68%)
  5. Depakote (144 people, 8.62%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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