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Posted 5 Sep 2013 by • 3 answers
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 yesterday and the doctor's office called and said it was .32??? Said my doctor was going to call ...
Posted 5 Jan 2012 by • 26 answers
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 and I want to stop immediately. Can I just stop taking?
Posted 12 Jun 2014 by • 4 answers
I'm starting on lithium and wondering what I will feel like when it starts working. Will I really notice any different?
Posted 29 Sep 2014 by • 5 answers
been on lithium for 3 weeks, feel no different and still have suicidal thoughts how long does it take to work?
Posted 26 Mar 2014 by • 1 answer
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 interactions, I would take ibuprofen for the headaches and experience what I now know were side-effects ...
Posted 27 May 2013 by • 5 answers
For me, the worst of my illness has been severe clinical depression. I am diagnosed with Bipolar 2. Over16 years, I had six extremely debilitating 3 to 4 month long depressions, including psychosis. Since I started taking Lithium, I have not had any depressions! I feel it has saved the quality of ...
Posted 4 Sep 2013 by • 2 answers
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Posted 23 Mar 2010 by • 7 answers
I've been taking Bupropion for depression (as well as lithium) as it seems like the only drug that does not cause me to gain weight. After some research and answeres some of you have provided me with, bupropion and lithium may not be the best combination of drugs. Also, being bipolor I wonder ...
Posted 2 May 2017 by • 5 answers
My girlfriend has bipolar disorder and is schizo effective and is prescribed 150ml of lithium a day. We both don't like how she acts and thinks when she's on it for long periods of time. But when she stops it completely she literally goes insane. My question is: Is there a way that I can ...
Posted 1 day 16 hours ago by • 1 answer
Hello. I have been on lithium since December but only increased my dose over the last month or so. I have been on 1,200 mg for two weeks. My level last Friday was 1.02. My doctor told me to be very weary of toxicity symptoms. I feel fine but I had diarrhea once today. My heart was racing a bit, but ...
Posted 10 days ago by • 2 answers
I was first diagnosed with BP in 1996 aged 40 and took Lithium for 10 years which destroyed my thyroid gland. I now take a daily dose of 150mcg Levothyroxin. I changed to Lamotrigine in 2006 and continued with this until a manic episode occurred in October 2010. I was initially prescribed 600mg of ...
Posted 13 days ago by • 2 answers
Everything was going well with my medicines, or so I thought, until I began having neurological problems. I was diagnosed with tardive dyskinesia/dystonia/akathisia from long term use of Abilify. So, my doctor switched me to lithium & Lexapro, then recently switched my Lexapro to Prozac. I have ...
Posted 30 Apr 2017 by • 2 answers
I been on lithium sulfate since January 450mg to 600 mg back to 300 I shake like a leaf now I feel like my legs areally going to give out from under me could this all be signs of having toxic levels
Posted 27 Apr 2017 by • 2 answers
Used lithium for 33 yrs. Now have hypothyroidism.
Posted 17 Apr 2017 by • 3 answers
I currently take 30mg Abilify and 900mg lithium carbonate, daily. I was on Abilify, Depakote, and Zyprexa, and that wasn't good either. I kept getting blood work done, and it kept coming back worse and worse for my liver. So now I take Lithium and Abilify. Intially, I lost 20 lbs, but now ...
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