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Confused? Have low TSH so doctor is going to reduce my Synthroid, I thought it would be increased?

Posted 5 Sep 2013 by Abigayle 4 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 ...

How do I get off Seroquel xr - can't stand side effects?

Posted 5 Jan 2012 by akworley1 38 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?

How will I feel when I take lithium?

Posted 12 Jun 2014 by Val12penny 5 answers

I'm starting on lithium and wondering what I will feel like when it starts working. Will I really notice any different?

Lithium - how long does it take?

Posted 29 Sep 2014 by annika30 5 answers

been on lithium for 3 weeks, feel no different and still have suicidal thoughts how long does it take to work?

Could lithium 300mg be accelerating my anger into rage?

Posted 1 Apr 2014 by lmnopqrstuv 16 answers

Been taking this dose for 14 days now... Started yelling daily after about 5 days on med... I thought it was circumstantial anger so I ignored my level of anger ... But it is so frequent and I am SO out of character with yelling ( normally once every 1-2 yrs) ... I've yelled at both my 13yr ...

I'm wondering if Lithium is very often used for treating depression?

Posted 27 May 2013 by lithium4cin 6 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 ...

Metformin - off label use - weight loss?

Posted 15 Mar 2011 by Tonka8561 12 answers

First off, I take a boat load of psych meds, some of which tend to lead to weight gain. Second I recently gave up a 36 year cigarette habit that I loved to death, and have gained quite a bit in the last six weeks. I AM NOT seeking weight loss tips. Because of the weight gain, my Dr.prescribed ...

What is a proper diet to go on with lithium?

Posted 4 Sep 2013 by lighterman 3 answers

low fat low carb low calorie high protein sugar free

Are thier any anti depressants that don't cause weight gain?

Posted 23 Mar 2010 by booboo02 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 ...

Safe painkillers to take with lithium?

Posted 26 Mar 2014 by 2072234735 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 ...

I am a bipolar case who is taking Lithium 1500 mg and abilify 5 mg.I still have loss of interest an?

Posted 11 Jul 2009 by saharg 9 answers

trouble concentrating.does anybody think about another pill or any suggestion.I have completely lost my confidence.

Just started Lamictal -how long does the nausea last, will it go away?

Posted 20 Oct 2010 7 answers

I'm bipolar type 1 mixed episodes, medication question about Lamectal? I take Lithium, the only side effect so far with that is my hair is thinning, and when i brush it it come's out, we not even a week ago added Lamectal for the mood issue's starter pack 25mg right now, been having ...

Lose weight gained on Depakote?

Posted 23 Nov 2014 by Rosebud2012 5 answers

Starting from the beginning, I went to college in August 2012 and lost 30 pounds just from walking around campus through the semester even though I was eating my way through a depression. I was in the best shape of my life. Then, I was diagnosed with type 2 bipolar in December and had a severe ...

I just started taking Lithium this morning. What can I expect within the next few hours and days?

Posted 30 Jan 2012 by Serpenteyes 4 answers

My dose is 300mg in the morning and 300mg at night... and then after 5 days I am to go to 300mg in the morning to 600mg at night. How much water a day should I drink? I read that was important. Thanks for answering.

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