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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 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 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 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 ...
My 14 year-old son was recently given a diagnosis of bipolar disorder and is now taking Seroquel XR?
Posted 3 days ago by • 2 answers
... Although we're unsure if this is the right diagnosis for him, this medication along with Lithium CarbonateER it seems to have provided some relief from his symptoms of extreme anxiety. I'm very concerned about the side effects of this medication to a person under 18 years of age
Posted 30 Jan 2017 by • 7 answers
I've been on this for about 4 months now and in that time I've gained about 20 pounds. I'm 43 and at the heaviest I've ever been. Now I'm in full blown depression.
Posted 27 Feb 2017 by • 1 answer
My son (54) has one hell of a time coming off Cymbalta. Early last year, he had been put on 120 mg (!) Cymbalta, 300 mg Lithium, and 300 mg Wellbutrin (not sure about dose). For the last 6+ months, he has been trying to come off most of the stuff due to severe side effects. His doc very gradually ...
Posted 10 Feb 2017 by • 3 answers
The does was 900MG, the lithium level got up to I believe 7.1. Dialysis was run and the lithium has never been reintroduced. Is it possible to reintroduce lithium slowly for a patient who has not been on it for nearly 5 years? I am only asking for informational reasons. Thank you!
Posted 11 Feb 2017 by • 2 answers
What is the dosage generally given for severe depression?
Posted 16 Feb 2017 by • 1 answer
I just started 450 mg Lithium Carbonate, time released, once per day. I had reached a point of irritability and inability to concentrate that I could no longer tolerate. I still don't understand my condition and can't always identify my moods being abherant. Any comments, guidance?
Posted 19 Feb 2017 by • 0 answers
Put him on lithium. I see not recommended for under 12. Has anyone seen effects on someone that young?
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