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Confused? Have low TSH so doctor is going to reduce my Synthroid, I thought it would be increased?

I have hypothyroidism for about the last 4 years thanks to Lithium. My question is that I have been on Synthroid 0.112mg (112MCG) tablets and have been doing well until recently. Had my TSH checked ...

Posted 5 Sep 2013 2 answers

How do I get off Seroquel xr - can't stand side effects?

I'm diagnosed with bipolar and ptsd - got on Lithium over a month ago and so far so good - however, the dr. added 300 mg of Seroquel xr and I'm having a terrible time with the side effects ...

Posted 5 Jan 2012 13 answers

Lithium - how long does it take?

been on lithium for 3 weeks, feel no different and still have suicidal thoughts how long does it take to work?

Posted 29 Sep 2014 5 answers

Bipolar Disorder - I've been on all of the 5 of the drugs for mood modification except lithium. My?

... doc wants me to begin this now. I'm very scared of this, although I've taken many psychotropics over the years. Anyone who's taken Lithium, please tell me what you experienced. ...

Posted 10 days ago 4 answers

Is this a lot of meds? Is my bipolar treatment resistant?

I am on 300 mg Wellbutrin, 900 lithium, 100 mg Zoloft, .5 xanax 3 times a day for a new recent episode of panic, anxiety and sometimes take 200-300 mg quetiapine if I can't sleep due to feeling ...

Posted 3 days ago 2 answers

Does lithium work well for anybody on here?

I have been on lithium for 11 years , the only bad side effect was gaining weight. I never experienced any other bad side effect, when I stopped taking my medicine all together for 6 months, which ...

Posted 8 days ago 2 answers

Versed - on thorazine now and its givin me anxiety I also take lithum with it .what is

... my doctor gonna put me on or is he gonna keep me on that and raise it cuz I would like to be on valium

Posted 6 days ago 1 answer

Valproic acid (depakote) vs lithium?

My husband developped a strong skin reaction to carbamazepine for bipolar. He discontinued it. The doctor wants to put him on valproic acid (depakote), but he ( my husband) is not willing to try a ...

Posted 16 Mar 2015 3 answers

Xerostomia - I have a problem with toothpaste and dry mouth. I have severe dry mouth, and resulting?

... mouth sores, due , primarily ,to my taking 3 psych. Meds, for anxiety/depression issues: , Lithium, Sertraline, and Doxepin. I have used various mouth rinses creams lozenges, gels, all to no ...

Posted 17 days ago 0 answers

I took lithium for a year in the 80's with antidepressants and it did not help at all?

now I am on Effexor and I am ok with that, but they want to add lamictal when I feel my therapist is not helping me with what is causing me to be more depressed right now. I think a change in a ...

Posted 30 Mar 2015 1 answer

Have taken Lithium for 6 yrs weaning off while starting Lamictal is this safe and recommended?

Lithium ER Eskalath 1350mg/day along with Lamictal 25mg/ day for 2 weeks then Increase to 50mg of Lamictal for 2 weeks and decrease lithium to 900mg/day until Lamictal dose is up to100 mg then will ...

Posted 25 Mar 2015 1 answer

Thyrotoxicosis - Will my body be predisposed to "storm" from now on,or was this a one-time thing?

physically activemale,43, dignosed with Graves' disease 30 days ago post-thyroid storm: Taking 600mg Lithium/30mg Tapazole daily. No other current or pre-existing medical condition.

Posted 26 Mar 2015 0 answers

I've been severly depressed for 14 months had a eeg done and it showed abnormal slow brain wave?

And I feel exhausted with confusion. Can lithium help with this.?

Posted 17 Mar 2015 1 answer

Bipolar Disorder - Lithium use for bipolar children?

Two years ago my son (7 at the time) was diagnosed ADHD. We recently had him re-evaluated and the psych has diagnosed him w/ early onset bipolar & ADHD. With the ADHD, he was taking Concerta and ...

Posted 12 Mar 2015 1 answer

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