4 patient evaluations for Lithium Carbonate taken for the purpose of 'bipolar II disorder' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Can’t tell

24 members have decided to share their profiles only with other members of PatientsLikeMe.

Nov 2, 2011 (Started Oct 28, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea, headaches, constipation, blurry vision)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily

  • 1 helpful mark

Sep 8, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2009 (Started Oct 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    Severe (social anxiety)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

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.

  • 0 helpful marks
Last updated:
Showing 4 of 4 patient evaluations for Lithium Carbonate