6 patient evaluations for Lithium Carbonate taken for the purpose of 'Bipolar Disorder' with a side effects rating of Mild

mstaz88
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mstaz88
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Some
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F44y
FM:18y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Nov 1, 2010 (Started Oct 08, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Side effects: Tremor in hands, Thirst

Jan 20, 2009 (Started Oct 08, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Side effects: Tremor in hands, Thirst

Dec 18, 2008 (Started Oct 08, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tremor in hands, Thirst

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NkstOne
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NkstOne
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 2
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Severe
36 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar I

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May 5, 2010 (Started Nov 09, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Lithobid is much better on the stomach I was on Lithium but Lithium caused major stomach issues so the doctor put me on Lithobid because unlike the regular Lithium, Lithobid goes thru the digest track and causes less stomach issues.
Side effects: Diarrhea, Shakiness

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WtfKelsi
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WtfKelsi
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 23
Condition: 11 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: n

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Apr 20, 2009 (Started Apr 20, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Side effects: Acne breakout, Thirst, Overall weakness, Urinary frequency, Tremor in hands, Nausea

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silverainfell
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silverainfell
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 21
Condition: 4 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: vb

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Feb 25, 2009 (Started Feb 12, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Some side effects are only present at the beginning of treatment or when the dosage is changed. Its worked for me with my moods so I have over looked my side effects because they were mild, but its a great medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Thirst, Acne breakout, Diarrhea, Nausea

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sunshine1
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sunshine1
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 56
Condition: 11 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: g

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Sep 30, 2008 (Started Mar 14, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: push fluids,know and pay attention to any side effects, call MD immediately
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tremor in hands

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guineapig
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guineapig
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
41 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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May 10, 2005 (Started Jan 10, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Bipolar Disorder: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

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