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Posted 5 Sep 2013 by • 4 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 • 38 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 • 5 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 1 Apr 2014 by • 16 answers
Been taking this dose for 14 days now... Started yelling daily after about 5 days on med... I thought it was circumstantial anger so I ignored my level of anger ... But it is so frequent and I am SO out of character with yelling ( normally once every 1-2 yrs) ... I've yelled at both my 13yr ...
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 15 Mar 2011 by • 12 answers
First off, I take a boat load of psych meds, some of which tend to lead to weight gain. Second I recently gave up a 36 year cigarette habit that I loved to death, and have gained quite a bit in the last six weeks. I AM NOT seeking weight loss tips. Because of the weight gain, my Dr.prescribed ...
Posted 4 Sep 2013 by • 3 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 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 ...
I am a bipolar case who is taking Lithium 1500 mg and abilify 5 mg.I still have loss of interest an?
Posted 11 Jul 2009 by • 9 answers
trouble concentrating.does anybody think about another pill or any suggestion.I have completely lost my confidence.
Posted 20 Oct 2010 • 7 answers
I'm bipolar type 1 mixed episodes, medication question about Lamectal? I take Lithium, the only side effect so far with that is my hair is thinning, and when i brush it it come's out, we not even a week ago added Lamectal for the mood issue's starter pack 25mg right now, been having ...
Posted 7 Nov 2012 by • 4 answers
Posted 23 Nov 2014 by • 5 answers
Starting from the beginning, I went to college in August 2012 and lost 30 pounds just from walking around campus through the semester even though I was eating my way through a depression. I was in the best shape of my life. Then, I was diagnosed with type 2 bipolar in December and had a severe ...
Posted 30 Jan 2012 by • 4 answers
My dose is 300mg in the morning and 300mg at night... and then after 5 days I am to go to 300mg in the morning to 600mg at night. How much water a day should I drink? I read that was important. Thanks for answering.
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