How do members experience Lithium Carbonate?

Top 5 reported purposes & perceived effectiveness

Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Bipolar disorder 8,495 553
Bipolar II disorder 2,229 239
Bipolar I disorder 1,936 235
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 306 125
Cluster headaches 127 23

Common side effects

Side effect Patients Percentage
Tremor in hands 129
Weight gain 107
Nausea 62
Thirst 49
Diarrhea 46
Excessive thirst (polydipsia) 44

Side effect severity

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 274
Moderate 304
Mild 283
None 244

Member evaluations

COOPERATI

evaluated on May 09, 2017

  • Perceived effectiveness for suicidal thoughts or urges: Slight
  • Side effects: None

kayaker

evaluated on Oct 31, 2008

  • Perceived effectiveness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: None
  • Side effects: None

Shyandspicy

evaluated on Jan 01, 2000

  • Perceived effectiveness for bipolar disorder: None
  • Side effects: None