20 patient evaluations for Lithium Carbonate with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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Aug 23, 2017 (Started Jun 30, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: If it works for you take it if not talk to your doctor hide nothing from your doctor's. There is hope
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

May 9, 2017 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

Dec 4, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

  • 1 helpful mark

Dec 30, 2016 (Started Oct 31, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (shaky hands, drug ineffective)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: shaky hands, drug ineffective

Aug 16, 2012 (Started Oct 31, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar I disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (shaky hands, drug ineffective)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Weight gain, thyroid problems, low energy, liver test, great for me when needed maybe not needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: shaky hands, drug ineffective

May 27, 2010 (Started Oct 31, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (shaky hands, drug ineffective)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: shaky hands, drug ineffective

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 21, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 750 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 2, 2010 (Started Mar 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea, tremor in hands, diarrhea, frequent urination, thirst)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: too much weight gain, made me feel all blahhhh. it just sucked overall.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: thirst, diarrhea, tremor in hands, frequent urination, nausea, nausea

Jun 29, 2009 (Started Mar 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea, tremor in hands, diarrhea, frequent urination, thirst)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 900 mg Daily
Side effects: thirst, diarrhea, tremor in hands, frequent urination, nausea, nausea

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 5, 2009 (Started Oct 05, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (tremor in hands, weight gain, frequent urination, thirst)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: tremor in hands, thirst, frequent urination, weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 20, 2009 (Started Aug 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain, problems concentrating)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: weight gain, problems concentrating

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 23, 2009 (Started Mar 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (tiredness, frequent urination, excessive thirst (polydipsia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 800 mg Daily
Side effects: tiredness, excessive thirst (polydipsia), frequent urination

Apr 13, 2009 (Started Mar 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tiredness, frequent urination, excessive thirst (polydipsia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Side effects: tiredness, excessive thirst (polydipsia), frequent urination

Mar 21, 2009 (Started Mar 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tiredness, excessive thirst (polydipsia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Side effects: tiredness, excessive thirst (polydipsia), frequent urination

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 20, 2009 (Started Apr 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea, tremor in hands, acne breakout, frequent urination, thirst, generalized weakness (asthenia))
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 600 mg Daily
Side effects: acne breakout, thirst, frequent urination, tremor in hands, generalized weakness (asthenia), nausea

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 10, 2009 (Started Jan 05, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bipolar rapid cycling)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (memory problems, tremor in hands, shakiness, frequent urination, thirst)
  • 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

  • 0 helpful marks
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