91 patient evaluations for Lithium Carbonate

May 10, 2005 (Started Jan 10, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

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Jan 12, 2004 (Started Nov 08, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Side effects
    Mild (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: I was taking this to help with my persistent suicidal thoughts, but stopped the medication after having attempted suicide.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: upset stomach

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Jan 1, 2003 (Started Dec 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Make sure you keep having your blood levels checked. I ended up getting lithium poisoning on accident because of the dosage I was on and how my body was digesting it.

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