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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 • 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 ...
Posted 4 Sep 2013 by • 2 answers
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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 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 ...
Has anybody tried lithium for depression? I've tried about everything else any only get a partial...
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Posted 8 days ago by • 1 answer
I'm 32 years old. I've recently been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and am currently taking 1200mg lithium, I was on Prozac and ability before but it caused mania and was switched to lithium. I find that I'm very angry and the smallest things set me off, I told my doc and she ...
Posted 9 days ago by • 1 answer
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Posted 9 Aug 2017 by • 1 answer
... ADL's even doings thing like getting dressed is a battle and not really having a life. I'm not bipolar so I'd imagine a lower dose would work if it was to work. I do have mood swings and outbursts of anger to the point of breaking things and punching holes through the walls ...
Posted 26 Aug 2017 by • 2 answers
I'm taking 600 mg of lithium at night bedtime and taking 300 mg with 150 mg of Zoloft in the morning. I'm taking lithium as a augmentation because I'm tolerant of depression meds. I'm so fatigued and sleepy during the day were I have to sleep at least 4hours its terrible. Could ...
Posted 15 Aug 2017 by • 2 answers
... should change doctors. I found this on Google, and the doctor is not impressed. The tremor is very evident and is becoming embarassing. People keep asking me if I have Parkinson's. I want to know if the level of Lithium is okay, even though I do have blood tests every 6 months. Losing ...
Posted 14 Aug 2017 by • 1 answer
I am 67 and have been doing fine in Effexor, till I had a incident. I was on 300 for a week, just bumped it up to 600 and do not feel like myself. How long does one feel like they're in a fog? My depression has been going on for 8 weeks. The doc said I could try abilify and that is freaking me ...
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