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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 16 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

How will I feel when I take lithium?

I'm starting on lithium and wondering what I will feel like when it starts working. Will I really notice any different?

Posted 12 Jun 2014 4 answers

Hi I'm 48 male & have just been diagnosed with Bipolar?

I have been put on lithium & seriquil I don't mind the lithium but the 300 mg of seriquil is knocking me around badly Do I have to take both?

Posted 11 days ago 5 answers

Why does depakote have to make my hair fall out? Is lithium a better switch or is lamictal?

I currently take 1500 mg of depakote..50 mg of zoloft... and 10 mg of Buspar 2x a day for bipolar.

Posted 19 days ago 2 answers

Self monitoring lithium levels?

I know all of you will highly not recomend this but i am not in a position to pay for checkups and lab tests and therapists visits. I was diagnoses with bipoler II disorder earlier in life and was ...

Posted 13 Apr 2016 2 answers

Safe painkillers to take with lithium?

I currently take 1050mg of lithium (tablets) at night. I have been on this dose for years, but in the past 6 months I've been getting terrible headaches, and before I knew about the negative ...

Posted 26 Mar 2014 1 answer

I just started lithium carbonate yesterday?

so I just started lithium carbonate yesterday after a terrible reaction to seroquel. seroquel made me feel unmotivated, agitated, twitchy and it made my heart beat like crazy. I was diagnosed ...

Posted 14 Jan 2016 2 answers

What to do if lithium alone is not enough to treat bipolar?

My husband has been on lithium for almost a year now, 660 mg slow release twice a day. Even though it did calm him down a lot it s not enough. He still has some uncontrolable and agressive reactions ...

Posted 3 Jan 2016 2 answers

How long does the first dose of olanZanpine Take to kick in?

Hi, I'm 24 & suffer badly from bipolar 1 disorder, my phycyatrist has struggled to get the right medication for me & is now trying me on lithium & olanzapine (10mgs) starting this ...

Posted 12 Apr 2016 0 answers

My daughter takes lithium, adderral, seroquel and lamictal. She is noticing swelling of her fee.on?

She is only 26 years old. Her bloodwork has been normal so far. Any ideas what might be causing this?

Posted 13 Mar 2016 4 answers

Haloperidol - Does haldol cause weight gain?

I have been on lithium but now haldol for bipolar with mania and schizoaffective. Was on zyprexa in past and just lost all the weight I gained from it.

Posted 15 Feb 2016 1 answer

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