92 patient evaluations for Lithium Carbonate

iamarunner
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iamarunner
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: moderate
Arms: severe
Chest: moderate
Legs: severe
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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Apr 22, 2009 (Started Apr 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily

Oct 24, 2008 (Started Apr 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Use diet to help manage and maintain lithium blood levels.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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WtfKelsi
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WtfKelsi
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 25
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)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • side effects
    Mild (Thirst, Overall weakness, Frequent urination, Acne breakout, Tremor in hands, Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Side effects: Acne breakout, Thirst, Overall weakness, Frequent urination, Tremor in hands, Nausea

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2hard2love
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2hard2love
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 52
Condition: 5 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: g

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Apr 19, 2009 (Started Mar 25, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Thirst, Frequent urination, Shakiness, Tremor in hands, Memory problems, Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1350 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I love the way I am not up and down it is worth the side effects to act normal.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Memory problems, Thirst, Frequent urination, Tremor in hands, Shakiness, Nausea, Nausea

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sumac333
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sumac333
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 1
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
63 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: vg
I have:
Bipolar I

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Apr 12, 2009 (Started Mar 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Other)
  • side effects
    Mild (Thirst, Shakiness, Tremor in hands, Memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: An old-fashion but basic treatment. In the old days symptoms, including weight gain was aweful, now it's closer regulated and lower blood levels for sympton relief.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Thirst, Tremor in hands, Memory problems, Memory problems, Shakiness

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queenbeefor3
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queenbeefor3
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: none
Arms: moderate
Chest: none
Legs: severe
I am: g
I have:
ALS

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Apr 12, 2009 (Started Jan 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • side effects
    Moderate (Thirst, Overall weakness, Tremor in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It was making me weaker;noticed additional cramping and weakness
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Overall weakness, Tremor in hands, Thirst

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misswho
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misswho
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 44
Condition: 11 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: n

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Apr 10, 2009 (Started Jan 05, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Bipolar rapid cycling)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Thirst, Frequent urination, Shakiness, Tremor in hands, Memory problems)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1500 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Thirst, Tremor in hands, Memory problems, Frequent urination, Shakiness

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grandmajudy
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grandmajudy
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: moderate
Arms: mild
Chest: moderate
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Mar 25, 2009 (Started Oct 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: tHERE WASN'T ANY CHANGE IN MY BALANCE I STILL KEPT ON FALLING

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Pen'sup
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Pen'sup
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Bulbar: none
Arms: moderate
Chest: moderate
Legs: mild
I am: vg
I have:
ALS

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Mar 24, 2009 (Started May 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 11, 2009 (Started May 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was really tired so doctor added 300 mg wellbutrin which restored my energy
Cost: < $25 monthly

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silverainfell
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silverainfell
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 23
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)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • side effects
    Mild (Thirst, Acne breakout, Diarrhea, Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
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

  • 0 helpful marks
Li2CO3
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Li2CO3
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Bulbar: mild
Arms: severe
Chest: mild
Legs: severe
I am: vb
I have:
ALS

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Feb 10, 2009 (Started Mar 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 25, 2008 (Started Mar 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Side effects may not be due to Lithium.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 11, 2008 (Started Mar 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis))
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Caution must be used in attributing side-effects to the use of Lithium.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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