What is Licarb?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Lithium Carbonate

Licarb brand name for lithium carbonate used to treat and prevent episodes of mania in people with bipolar disorder (manic depressive disorder). Lithium is in a class of medications called antimanic agents, which work by decreasing abnormal activity in the brain.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Licarb

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Licarb

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Side effects too severe 2
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Stopped taking Licarb

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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