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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 33 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 4 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?

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

What are the causes of low lithium in the human body?

Posted 11 Nov 2011 by Carolynss7 2 answers

If I can find out what causes a low lithium level in the body maybe I can reverse the causes and not have to take lithium medication and all of its side affects. Thank you, Carolyn Panama City, FL

Does Abilify cause weight gain?

Posted 7 days ago by Dankova 1 answer

I have gained a lot of weight in the last two years and I blame lithium for it. Will the weight gain ever stop and level out? I am up to 20 kg!

3mths on Brintellix, still not feeling any better

Posted 12 days ago by Nicola131276 1 answer

I've been suffering depression and anxiety for 14 yrs and it's mostly stayed under control but last Feb I ended up with a hospital admission. Since then I've had my lithium increased to 800mg from 600mg and also had a my anti depressant changed from Lexapro 20mg to Brintellix 15mg. ...

Does lithium make you tired?

Posted 7 days ago by dagduncan 0 answers

2 hours after taking my lithium I imagine I feel sleepy. Is there a correlation?

Latuda 40mg and lithium 300mg and 10 beers. Is that OK?

Posted 6 Feb 2018 by Connietrip1 5 answers

I have been on Latuda 40mg for a week or so. Feel the same way now starting on lithium 300mg the lowest dose of that. Tonight I had 10 or so of beers because it helps me and i enjoy it.

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