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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

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

By adding an antipsychotic medication to lithium will it help with bipolar mania?

After more then a year on lithium my husband is still having very agressive an obsesive thoughts and behavior. Will it really help to add an antipsychotic drug to the lithium?'and how will the ...

Posted 4 days ago 1 answer

Is a combination of 1,200 mg lithium and 5 mg of olanzapine the best way to treat bipolar (1)mania?

Need to treat Manic episodes , obsessive thoughts, very agressive behavior ... Most of the symptomes that come with being bipolar (1) mania.

Posted 1 hour 19 minutes ago 0 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 23 Apr 2016 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 15 Apr 2016 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

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 1 answer

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