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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

Can a person just stop taking Lithium, or must I ween myself off the 750 daily. Have begun with bad?

... tremors daily, vision problems, etc. So, can I just quit?

Posted 6 days ago 2 answers

Are the following symptoms I am having from lithium ER to be of great concern?

I am very worried especially about the headache and the dizziness

Posted 10 days ago 2 answers

What important things do I need to know about taking Lithium for the first time?

I just started taking Lithium last night. I was prescribed it by a new doctor who spent only 10 minutes with me for our first appointment. I was very concerned about taking lithium and she promptly ...

Posted 4 Oct 2015 3 answers

Can you take Saphris with 5HTP, and lithium orotate?

I'm a type 2 bi-polar. I was taking Saphris for a couple of weeks, and then added 5-htp, and lithium orotate. Both are all natural, and we'll spoken of as far as naturopathic. I was doing ...

Posted 11 Oct 2015 3 answers

I was prescribed lithium as a 12 year old, as a punishment for backchatting my dr?

i spent the last 22 years believing that I had a mental illness. The moment my adult psychiatrist started taking me off my meds, the more normal my behavior became. How come there are no safe guards ...

Posted 20 Oct 2015 1 answer

What side affects may I experience as my Lithium dosage was lowered from 900 mg to 450 mg?

I take Lithium ER generic for Eskalith CR. Last week my psychiatrist lowered my dosage from 900 mg to 450 mg. I'm feeling very fatigued and woozy and just don't feel good. Can this be ...

Posted 12 Oct 2015 1 answer

My Doctor increased my Lithium to 300 mg twice a day. typically not manic, is it the reason I am?

... having trouble sleeping lately. it's been 10 days?

Posted 10 Oct 2015 1 answer

Has anyone experienced hair loss while on lithium?

Since starting lithium, for bipolar and BPD, I can't keep my hair brush empty. I clean it, then brush my hair only to find it FULL again. It's not that it's coming out in chunks, just ...

Posted 28 Sep 2015 2 answers

I had stopped takeing my lithium to see how I was..i was a totaly different persoon.pacing back in?

... forth lots of there anyone that is off lithium an feels normal??? Not feeling my self worse... before that i can get off a med an feel fine but lithium ..feels like i be on for rest ...

Posted 23 Sep 2015 2 answers

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Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression, Cyclothymic Disorder, Intermittent Explosive Disorder, Schizoaffective Disorder, Cluster Headaches, Mania

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