1 patient evaluation for Lithium Carbonate taken for the purpose of 'Major Depressive Disorder' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Severe
34 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
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May 29, 1999 (Started Dec 15, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: This medication helped me more with my depression than any other medication evry has. However, it basically stopped my metabolism in its tracks, and i was only 16 at the time. I gained at least 40 pounds in around 2 months withput changing anything else in my life. Unfortunately, this ended up mking me more upset in the long run so I discontinued this medication.

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