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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 13 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

I have been on lithium for 22 years following 2 manic episodes five years apart. Was put on Zoloft,?

... Prozac, and every known antidepressant 1990-1995. Four days no sleep caused 1st episode--totally terrified out of my mind and delusional. It took an excellent shrink to finally realize that my ...

Posted 18 days ago 4 answers

Bipolar Disorder - What does going in-patient entail?

I have been depressed for months starting in October. My feelings are that I am bi-polar 2. After trying lithium at first and then Wellbutrin added on because my depression persists. Her ...

Posted 16 days ago 4 answers

What effects does lithium have on a fetus carried 10 months in its mother taking lithium?

Need further information about lithium effects on fetal heart development mentioned in the articles of your earlier answer. Can heart problems show up later? I was on lithium during my pregnancy with ...

Posted 2 days 8 hours ago 1 answer

I am biopolar type 1, super sensative to medications been on lithium for 32 years, works very well?

I was switched to seroquel in the beginning of december in order to take water pills which are not compatible with lithium. A very bad decision for me, but was stuck between a rock and a hard place. ...

Posted 9 days ago 2 answers

Can lithium be stoped without weaning off?

Posted 12 days ago 2 answers

Is it safe to take 300mg lithium with .5 klonipin or xanex?

Saw a psych today and he put me on lithium for bipoar/ocd and bpd tendencies. And xanex for anxiety. My gp had put me on klonipin but it makes me so tired. I am terrified of all the stuff I read ...

Posted 9 days ago 2 answers

How does my 16 year old son avoid morning drowsiness from HS dose of Lithium & Seroquel?

Med's taken usually between 9:30 & 10:00pm. Lithium dose is 450mg, Seroquel is 150mg. He is falling asleep during morning classes at school.

Posted 6 Feb 2015 4 answers

Treatment-resistant Depression with OCD?

Has anyone got experience of taking the following combination of meds: Prozac, Cymbalta, Lithium, and Anafranil?? I have a recurring depressive disorder with some OCD. My Psychiatrist only introduced ...

Posted 9 days ago 0 answers

Has anyone experienced hypomania after switching from brand name escitalopram to generic?

I have bipolar and am stable thanks to lithium and I have taken cipralex for 8 years for anxiety. However, after switching from from brand name cipralex to the generic brand I have been experiencing ...

Posted 13 days ago 0 answers

I take 1250 lithium every night. Two months ago my lithium levels were 0.8 whereas today my results?

... came back as 1.51. I've been told by one person that that is "quite high" and another person told me it is "extremely / dangerously high". Which is it? Thanks!

Posted 31 Jan 2015 3 answers

Been on 600 mg of lithium for 8 months it was increased a month ago to 800 mg since then been?

... getting muscle pain in neck and shoulders and chest upper body feels like I've been lifting weights unfortunetly haven't motivation for that,,, is this a side affect

Posted 4 Feb 2015 2 answers

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