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


1,584 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 Jun, 13, 2018

1,584 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 (0.13% 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

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)
  2. Therapeutic agent toxicity (poisoning by ability to cure substance)
  3. Periodontal disease (disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth)
  4. Pollakiuria (abnormally frequent passage of relatively small quantities or urine)
  5. Psychotic disorder
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. Confusional state
  2. Sedation
  3. High blood pressure
  4. Depression
  5. Diarrhea
1 - 2 years:
  1. Depression
  2. Rashes (redness)
  3. Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)
  4. Heart attack
  5. Cardiac disorder
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. Breathing difficulty
  2. Therapeutic agent toxicity (poisoning by ability to cure substance)
  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. Insomnia (sleeplessness)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Depression : 153 people, 9.66%
  2. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 137 people, 8.65%
  3. Schizoaffective Disorder (a mental disorder characterized by disordered thought): 94 people, 5.93%
  4. Stress And Anxiety : 51 people, 3.22%
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 47 people, 2.97%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Seroquel (247 people, 15.59%)
  2. Zyprexa (210 people, 13.26%)
  3. Risperdal (167 people, 10.54%)
  4. Depakote (143 people, 9.03%)
  5. Abilify (134 people, 8.46%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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