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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

Safe painkillers to take with lithium?

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 ...

Posted 26 Mar 2014 1 answer

Please help me with feedback on Lithium?

The doc just prescribed me lithium about three days ago and I am beyond afraid to take it because of all the side effects I keep reading online about it. Please let me know what you have experienced. ...

Posted 5 days ago 3 answers

What is a safe amount - if any- of alcohol to drink when on Lithium?

Wondering if a manic phase could have been triggered by drinking a couple of glasses of wine every few days

Posted 27 Jun 2016 2 answers

How well does a low dose of lithium say 300-450 mgs of ER help with rapid mood swings if added?

to Depakote ER 750 mg (500 at night and 250 in the morning) or does it seem better to try more Depakote 1st? I am trying to avoid side effects thats why I'm asking if 2 proven meds are better at ...

Posted 25 Jun 2016 0 answers

What to do if olanzapine (zyprexa) makes you sleepy?

My husband s lithium was a little too high so the doctor switched him to depakote( valproic acid) 250 mg day and night, just a few days ago. On top of that he was on olanzapine 5 mg for one week and ...

Posted 4 Jun 2016 2 answers

Can my psychiatric prescription drugs and my tramadol be mailed to me from my husband?

My meds including lithium,serequel, tramadol, anxiety pills, and inhaler didn't arrive before I left state. Are they legal to be mailed from another person

Posted 4 Jun 2016 2 answers

Does lithium cause stomach issues?

Does lithium cause stomach issues?

Posted 11 Jun 2016 1 answer

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