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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 15 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

My daughter was prescribed paxil for depression.and lithium for mood stabiler.has anyone experience?

They don't seem to be working. If anything she is worse and gaining weight. What should I do??? Reckless behavior and lack of caring.:{

Posted 1 hour 48 minutes ago 2 answers

Eskalith-CR - How often does your doctor take serum levels?

I would like to know if there are real guidelines that are supposed to be taken while a patient is on Lithium. For instance, how often are your serum / lithium levels taken?

Posted 19 days ago 2 answers

Lithium - tremor in hands and head?

have noticed that almost 2 years after taking lithium 800mg and serequel 300mg my tremor in hands and head has worsened. some days not so bad but some days I am very self conscious of it. Would ...

Posted 8 Aug 2015 1 answer

Just started LIthium 450 2xday and latuda 40mg 1xaday?

im wondering how long it will take before i see a difference in my mood and attutide. Also sexual side effects? And does latuda make anyone else really cold???

Posted 7 Aug 2015 1 answer

Lithium for depression?

I have been on lithium for about a week 300 in the morning 300 at night and so far I absolutely do not feel any improvements and I also am taking Cymbalta 60 mg 20 mg Adderall 1.5 Klonopin 300 ...

Posted 16 Jun 2015 3 answers

Will lithuim stop all the anxious thoughts that I have at night?

I am coming of ativan have been using 7mg a day. Find it difficult to sleep and had been describe 600mg lithuim. Will it help racing thoughts and anxiety?

Posted 18 Jun 2015 1 answer

After taking Latuda, 2 hours later I get panic/anxiety attacks for hours. Anything I can do?

I am a 37 year old male and diagnosed with bipolar I depression for over 3 years now. I am on 200 mg of Lamictal and 900 mg of Lithium. Both are doing nothing for my depression even though I have ...

Posted 3 Jun 2015 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

What's the benefit of taking 1350 mg of lithium er at night? How can it help in the daytime with?

... issues??? I take it at bedtime but during the day I am having mania issues and bipolar type problems of anxiety, interaction with others appropriately...

Posted 22 May 2015 2 answers

Is the drug lithum a salt and is a symtom swollen feet?

i am taking lithum and noticed my feet are swollen, i know salt causes water retention is t a possible cause

Posted 30 May 2015 2 answers

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