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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 • 33 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 4 Sep 2013 by • 3 answers
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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 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 ...
Posted 7 Nov 2012 by • 4 answers
Posted 11 Nov 2011 by • 2 answers
If I can find out what causes a low lithium level in the body maybe I can reverse the causes and not have to take lithium medication and all of its side affects. Thank you, Carolyn Panama City, FL
Posted 7 days ago by • 1 answer
I have gained a lot of weight in the last two years and I blame lithium for it. Will the weight gain ever stop and level out? I am up to 20 kg!
Posted 12 days ago by • 1 answer
I've been suffering depression and anxiety for 14 yrs and it's mostly stayed under control but last Feb I ended up with a hospital admission. Since then I've had my lithium increased to 800mg from 600mg and also had a my anti depressant changed from Lexapro 20mg to Brintellix 15mg. ...
Posted 7 days ago by • 0 answers
2 hours after taking my lithium I imagine I feel sleepy. Is there a correlation?
Posted 6 Feb 2018 by • 5 answers
I have been on Latuda 40mg for a week or so. Feel the same way now starting on lithium 300mg the lowest dose of that. Tonight I had 10 or so of beers because it helps me and i enjoy it.
Posted 6 Feb 2018 by • 3 answers
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