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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

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

Borderline Personality Disorder - Lithium ?

I have been prescribed lithium carbonate for BPD and Bipolar II features. Wondering how it has been experienced for relieving symptoms. I have also been doing CBT therapy. I am worried about side ...

Posted 6 days ago 4 answers

Borderline Personality Disorder - Medication to treat obsessive thoughts/ behaviours in BPD>?

Hello, I was wondering if anyone has had a positive experience with any medications in order to relieve obsessive thought/ behavior patterns related to BPD. I have been prescribed lithium for my ...

Posted 3 days ago 1 answer

Lithium for bipolar 2?

Hi I've been prescribed lithium for adult ADHD and bipolar 2 since begin on it things have been fine but I have suffered cystitis for the past month has any 1 else suffered this on lithium is ...

Posted 8 days ago 1 answer

Carbamazepine for bipolar?

My husband was on lithium . Since it was no longer working (my husband decreased the dose himself) the doctor changed it to 200 mg carbamazepine morning and night. I would like to know how well this ...

Posted 15 days ago 1 answer

Lose weight gained on Depakote?

Starting from the beginning, I went to college in August 2012 and lost 30 pounds just from walking around campus through the semester even though I was eating my way through a depression. I was in ...

Posted 23 Nov 2014 3 answers

A friends 11yr old child is taking 750mg of lithium and 80mg of geodon and 30mg of vyvance and he?

is still very hyper do these drugs work well together or do they counteract each other

Posted 12 days ago 0 answers

Advice on Lithium Overdose?

37 days ago my Mother had an acute lithium overdose. She quickly developed uncontrollable neuro-motor movement and extreme confusion. Within a few hours she was placed on a ventilator. I have been ...

Posted 17 days ago 1 answer

Is it safe to dissolve lithium . Will it have the same effect?

My husband is very aggressive. He is bipolar. His lithium level was very very low. He started taking lithium 10 months ago and was doing better. 5 months ago he decided he won t take the full dose in ...

Posted 2 Dec 2014 1 answer

My brother was put on lithium about a week ago for bipolar disorder.He seems to be just?

... "there"... kindof emotion-less. He also walks very stiffly. Is this normal? Will his former personality return once he gets used to it?

Posted 22 Nov 2014 1 answer

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

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