18 patient evaluations for Lithium Carbonate taken for the purpose of 'amyotrophic lateral sclerosis' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Can’t tell

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Feb 6, 2009 (Started Jun 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (ringing in ears (tinnitus), hair loss)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: hair loss, ringing in ears (tinnitus)

Dec 16, 2008 (Started Jun 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (ringing in ears (tinnitus), hair loss)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: hair loss, ringing in ears (tinnitus)

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 6, 2009 (Started Nov 18, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea, tremor in hands, generalized weakness (asthenia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: nausea, tremor in hands, generalized weakness (asthenia)

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 22, 2008 (Started Apr 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Don't use Lithium alone, it is just a part.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 3, 2008 (Started Feb 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 450 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Weight the risk / reward for yourself.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 22, 2008 (Started Feb 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 750 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 3, 2008 (Started Jul 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I don't know if I have any side effects due to lithium as they are also ALS side effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 22, 2008 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (crying, rage)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: rage, crying

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 15, 2008 (Started Jan 13, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 6, 2008 (Started Mar 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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