3 patient evaluations for Lithium Carbonate with a cost of $25-49

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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

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

Nov 30, 2008 (Started Jul 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (headaches, neck pain)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It is very difficult for me to evaluate the benefits in a short time
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: neck pain, headaches

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