I started taking lithium in Feb and had to stop b/c of horrible smells and taste. I have not been hardly able to eat more than peanut butter on crackers. Has anyone else experienced this?
Anorexia and metallic taste are both listed side effects of Lithium
Have you mentioned this to your doctor??
YES, I cannot be anywhere near dairy products. The smell and taste is absolutely horrible. I can drink milk only 1% and yogurt is ok too. Butter is the worst, cream, cheese, sour cream even eggs. Oh, celery too (not sure why that one). I have been taking Lithium since the end of August. I have not stopped because it has helped me so much, I have just stayed away from those foods. Although, it hasn't been easy w/ 3 kids and dairy is a big part of their diet!
- Lithium Information for Consumers
- Lithium Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Lithium (detailed)
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