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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 • 28 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 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 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 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 12 days ago by • 3 answers
I've been diagnosed with bi polar and depression for over 10 years, I've taken many different anti depressants and mood stabilizers and nothing has worked. I'm scared to take lithium because of the side effects, and how much fluids you have to drink. Because I really don't drink ...
Posted 9 days ago by • 1 answer
Posted 9 days ago by • 1 answer
Hi. I've been taking Lithium (Priadel) 600mg for about three weeks. A few days ago I got my first haircut since being on it and today I noticed how thin my hair has gone at the front. I can see my skin through it. My Psych mentioned hair loss before I started it but I didn't think it ...
Posted 30 Jun 2017 by • 1 answer
... seroquel for just over six dollars au.Also is lithium prescrbed in the US anymore
Posted 21 Jun 2017 by • 2 answers
First post here and have a question... Kinda freaking out... So I have been on lithium 900mg about 6 months, clomipramine 100mg about 8 Months and my psychiatrist just put me on Prozac 20mg and I made the stupid mistake of going online and reading a quick snippet of serotonin overdose and now ...
Posted 30 Jun 2017 by • 0 answers
... 900 mg. After 5 years creatinine started going up slowly 2 year later now 1.6. Lithium reduced to 300mg 1 day and alternating w/ 600mg every other day.. Creatinine has stayed steady for now but want it lower, gfr ha beeb 33 for 2 yrs. Lithium level just tested at 5.1 much lower than 8 - 9 ...
Posted 6 Jun 2017 by • 2 answers
What can I do to stop my hands and body from shaking. Would Cogentin help? I am currently taking 450 mg. of lithium carb ER Tab. I also can't sleep at night. I'm only getting about 3 hours of sleep a night. What should I do. I can't see my doctor until June 19. He is totally booked. ...
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