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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

Is lithium good for mild depression?

Like to know if I can take lithium to cure my depression

Posted 16 Sep 2014 7 answers

Metformin for Bipolar disorder glucose control?

My son has been taking Metformin (1500mg daily) to help control weight gain and glucose levels for over 5 years now. He does NOT have diabetes. He has also been taking lithium for over 7 years. He ...

Posted 1 day 6 hours ago 0 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 4 answers

Lithium peeing thirst and feeling fat?

Hi all I am new at this. After several attemps to end it this year they have changed my meds around. I am happy to report I am at last feeling better. Also I am benzo free after struggles with ...

Posted 14 days ago 1 answer

I've just started taking lithium (2 months ago) and I find?

... I get severe headaches if I don't drink enough water or if I go for a long walk/run. Is this normal? I was on it for a year then tried to take myself off it for about 3 months and have ...

Posted 8 Sep 2014 2 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

I read somewhere online that I cannot find now that I shouldnt be drinking tea is this true?

also it said to lower your salt intake, I LOVE my tea and have had increased thirst since returning to lithium so PLEASE help

Posted 28 Aug 2014 2 answers

I have been on lithium for several years (+5). I have been off it for the past month and a half due?

... to no medical coverage. I am now back on it. However, my doctor started me right back on same dose (600mg a.m and 600 mg p.m). Is this safe?

Posted 11 Aug 2014 4 answers

Lithium - How much litium needed to od and do the symptoms start immediately?

Took 4000 mgs over the last couple of days...

Posted 3 Aug 2014 2 answers

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