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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 2 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 20 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?

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?

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?

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

Posted 27 May 2013 by lithium4cin 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 ...

Take 600mg lithium ex at night. Then started Levemir 18 units at night for type II Diabetes. The?

Posted 1 day 22 hours ago by Hardtime007 1 answer

... next morning I had severe Nausia. with this Levemir. Is this common I feel as though I had bad drug reaction.

Vraylar every othrer day? Due to issues with Lithium psych stopped it and added Vraylar?

Posted 22 Sep 2016 by pete amora 1 answer

Can it be taken 3 or 4 times a week due to its very long half life? is it more activating than Abilify?

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 ...

Lithium - I am bipolar1 what can I do about pain and bloating ?

Posted 8 Sep 2016 by Deklin2kobi 1 answer

I have been on lithium for over 20 years. I'm 52 years old now, and I am having pain and severe bloating. I was on 750 mg once a day. It was lowered because I have been toxic on many occasions. I have dropped the dosage down to 300 mg because of incredible stomach pain. The pain is much ...

Why do people use lithium for drug uses?

Posted 29 Aug 2016 by imthebossbaby 2 answers

Please help me with feedback on Lithium?

Posted 25 Jul 2016 by Bunnygirloutfit34 3 answers

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. I'd really appreciate the stories.

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

Posted 27 Jun 2016 by worried relative 2 answers

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

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