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  1. My mouth feels and tastes weird!
    ... metallic taste: antithyroid drugs, Capoten, griseofulvin, lithium , penicillamine and some chemo meds....

  2. Why am I dizzy and lightheaded?
    ... diabetes), adrenal insufficiency, hyperparathyroidism and lithium intoxication."...

  3. "Unusual Thyroid Condition" looking for possible opinions or diagnosis
    ... be the next step, my medical team has suggested a Lithium treatment as an alternative that they,I believe, would...
    ... lithium is sometimes used to block thyroid hormone secretion ... do a google search with two words ...... lithium thyroid there is quite a lot of information there...

  4. Weight
    ... weight loss it was related to meds. The combination of lithium , wellbutrin, & lamotragine resulted in loss of appetite...

  5. Metalic taste in mouth
    ... Are you on any meds? I had the same when I was on lithium . trg247...
    ... Are you on any meds? I had the same when I was on lithium . trg247 No sometimes I wish I was on lithium:...

  6. Stressed til I'm about to burst.
    ... was diagnosed bipolar in 97. At first they had me on Lithium and Prozac. Then to Prozac only. Then to Lexapro only...

  7. Osgood Slaughter Disease
    ... also read that there can be an adverse reaction with lithium , but can't find details on what would happen if you...

  8. weight gain on antidepressants
    ... now and I am glad I did. I have been on Depakote, Lithium , and Tegretol not to mention a handful of other seizure...

  9. Severe Numbness - Please Help!
    ... anti-seizure drug. It lives in the same family as lithium and valium. It can cause many of the same effects...

General Health board

  1. Waking up with headache
    ... aintanence meds. Sometimes they control the heacaches with Lithium , other times with Neurontin or even antihistamines...

  2. My symptoms
    ... birth control pills, aspirin, morphine, methadone, lithium , monoamine oxidase inhibitors [MAOIs], and diuretics...

  3. Lost weight now my health sucks! HELP please!
    ... been diagnosed as bi-polar before] so he put me on Lithium . I stopped taking it when the hallucinations because...

  4. I Need To Find Out About Medication O. D.
    ... Benazepril for HBP I do allright with these, but the lithium and Closipam aren't in the mix. I occasionally...

  5. Fizzing sensation in head
    ... Apparently it doesn't though. I've been on the Lithium for quite some time now and it's carefully regulated...
    ... in the past I'm always sick. These days though the lithium I take leaves me thirsty all the time so I never go...

  6. Metallic / bitter taste...anxiety? paxil? reflux?
    ... smell but it is more than likely caused by taking lithium . I don't remember paxil causing it though trg247...

  7. Looking for a Miracle
    ... bipolar disorder (preferably Depakote, Tegretol, or Lithium - though Lamictal will do) 2. an antidepressant for...

  8. Is it okay to drink on these tablets?
    ... as Lasix and HydroDIURIL Fluconazole (DiFlucan) Lithium (Lithonate) Methotrexate (Rheumatrex) Steroids...

  9. I still wet the bed!
    ... Any chance your on Lithium ? At work we have a lot of kids 15-20 yrs old who ... have had enuresis (bedwetting) while taking lithium and when they come off it it has stopped. The 2...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. Amazed ! Two Week Cure from all Anxiety and GAD
    ... to normal people. Then I heard about super low dose Lithium . Lithium is used in bi-polar disorder in hundreds ... channel has just come out with a new book speaking about lithium in 10mg doses. No prescription needed. It's cheap...
    ... yes, I've read that lithium has a lot of side effects at therapeutic doses but...
    ... lithium is used to treat manic depression it does this by ... thyroid should not take it some early signs of lithium toxity are nausea..vomiting...diarrhea.. weakness ... ....talk to your doctor as medical supervision of lithium would be helpful myth...
    ... Lithium is a MINERAL. In super low doses , not the hundreds ... Wright , M.D. AND see what he has to say about LOW DOSE lithium . This is exactly the kind of thing that psychiatrists ... NOT want us to know about . If people would only try lithium 20mg they may stop coming to get their very expensive ... etc. Dr Wright, however, is not selling low dose lithium so he is simply showing us a cheap and safe method ... actually believe are safe!! Search: JONATHAN WRIGHT M.D. lithium ....

  2. Yerba Mate Tea
    ... contain many natural ingredients, including, apparently, lithium ....

  3. sea salts
    ... along with omega3. this sea salt contains natural lithium which refined salts lack,it also contains the minerals...

  4. st johns wort
    ... MAOIs, to the SSRIs, to some of the newer drugs, to Lithium , guess what the rate of improvement is in a given...

  5. Help...Avlamil...?
    ... ago began disappearing. I ha gained 40 pounds on lithium that I couldn't get back off, even 5 years later. ... 2 months after taking lith, and though I only took lithium for 6 months, the side-effects didn't disappear with...
    ... ago began disappearing. I ha gained 40 pounds on lithium that I couldn't get back off, even 5 years later. ... 2 months after taking lith, and though I only took lithium for 6 months, the side-effects didn't disappear with...

  6. Some of you take herbs and meds, right?
    ... to make sure that people do combine them. I'm on lithium and lexapro and I need something more for anxiety...

  7. Homeopathy Sarah68 question
    ... work, I kept on it for general health tried 300mg. of lithium which didn’t do much (manic-depressives take b/w ... of Wellbutrin SR and 5mg. of Lexapro and 300mg. of Lithium . I just weaned off the wellbutrin after 3 mos. of ... bed in the morning. I am going to be done with the Lithium in 3 days and then will only be at 5mg. of Lexapro...
    ... I have totally weaned off the lithium and wellbutrin and have been off them for 5 days....
    ... withdrawal effects by now. I have also been off the lithium for a week and a half now. I am taking 200mgs. of...

  8. Question for SARAH68 !!!
    ... long-chain omega three fish oil a day and 300mg of lithium a day to no avail. i still take both. I hopped on...
    ... remedy for you as a person, if you have been taking Lithium and other drugs and depending on what your energy...

  9. A wonderful herb for fatigue, anxiety, and depression!
    ... work, I kept on it for general health tried 300mg. of lithium which didn’t do much (manic-depressives take b/w ... of Wellbutrin SR and 5mg. of Lexapro and 300mg. of Lithium . I just weaned off the wellbutrin after 3 mos. of ... bed in the morning. I am going to be done with the Lithium in 3 days and then will only be at 5mg. of Lexapro...

Disabilities board

  1. Bipolar and Disability
    ... very violent fits of rage. I'm on meds now (depakote, lithium , and prozac) but I still can not keep a job, I still...

  2. Med's for the Depression part of Bi-polar
    ... center who suffer from bi-polar and they give them lithium ....

  3. Bi-Polar waiting for SSD
    ... probably don't even appreciate it. Have ever of you tried lithium or haldol? In the local paper here, they reported...
    ... probably don't even appreciate it. Have ever of you tried lithium or haldol? In the local paper here, they reported ... I have thought about asking my shrink about the lithium and the haldol and even the electric shock.... My...
    ... Lamitical, for Bi-polar clanapin, I think for sleeping and lithium for Bi-polar. I do not like her Doctor at all. He...
    ... good for her. Another thing that comes to mind is the Lithium because it can be a dangerous drug. I remember when ... only that I like to have suffered from what is called Lithium poisioning. This is where you get too much of this ... death. Check out to see what info you can find on Lithium poisioning and see what is says. Also RSD does cause...
    ... listen when they are in such a state. I know that lithium is bad and she is also on Lamitcal. I do not think...
    ... thing. It came to the point that I was suffering from lithium poisioning and the doctor finally took me off of it ... just hope that maybe someone can get through to her. Lithium is the type of drug that if you're not suffering from...
    ... thing. It came to the point that I was suffering from lithium poisioning and the doctor finally took me off of it ... just hope that maybe someone can get through to her. Lithium is the type of drug that if you're not suffering from ... other bi-polar meds. When I try to tell her that the lithium and lamitcal are for bi-polar and that she does not...
    ... been lowered. The main thing I worried about was the lithium ans clonapin. She was also put on cymbalta. She ... and found out that you should not drink coffee with lithium . It's just scary to have to take so many med's...
    ... see that your sister is doing better.... I know that lithium is a scary drug... I am scared to death the psychiatrist...

  4. Want to hear from others with depression and SSI
    ... times in the past 4 months. I am currently taking lithium (suppose to help the anti depressant work better)...

  5. Am I disabled?
    ... compulsive, and borderline personality traits He takes Lithium 1200mg (4 tabs a day), Depakote 1000mg (2 tabs), Remeron...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. need to know if this is fatal
    ... Both Methadone and Lithium prolong the QT interval and a combination of both ... cardiac arrhythmia. I don't know your dosing of the Lithium or family history, but this could potentially be a...

  2. many many meds
    ... ok, so i take: Cogentin Abilify Risperdal Lithium Depakote Advair Paxil Albuterol nebulizer as needed ... ER to be evaluated? I know there is a such thing as lithium toxicity. Thanks in advance...
    ... 2982931]ok, so i take: Cogentin Abilify Risperdal Lithium Depakote Advair Paxil Albuterol nebulizer as needed ... ER to be evaluated? I know there is a such thing as lithium toxicity. Thanks in advance I was referred to...

  3. Celexa,wellbutrin, Xanax
    ... epressants- wellbutrin, effexor, remeron mood stabilizer - lithium antipsycotic - zyprexa I have severe major depressive...
    ... epressants- wellbutrin, effexor, remeron mood stabilizer - lithium antipsycotic - zyprexa I have severe major depressive...

  4. topamax, wellbutrin, effexor...
    ... 150mg Wellbutrin 300mg Zyprexa 20mg Remeron 60mg Lithium 1050mg Colace 200mg trg247...

  5. alcohol and lithium
    ... I currently take 1050mg daily of Lithium . As long as it does not happen to often and you do...

  6. Concerta, wellbutrin, trazodone, lamictal (lamotrigine) and ativan
    ... a similar cocktail : effexor, wellbutrin, remeron, lithium , zyprexa and trazodone and have been told they are...

  7. drug cocktail
    ... Zyprexa 20 mg Trazodone 200mg Wellbutrin 150mg Lithium 1050mg its not working very well, beginning to...

  8. wondering about interactions of 3 different meds
    ... I have been on lithium and ativan for a very long time, and just started...
    ... concomitant use of Donnatal w/Trazadone and Donnatal w/ Lithium may produce additive depressant effects according ... fatigue, dizziness etc. Also just for your info, lithium and trazodone have a moderate Drug-to-Drug possible ... present an interaction with the Trazodone and/or the lithium more than the Ativan. zuzu xxx...
    ... Also I am a cigarette smoker and it sounds like my lithium and the trazodone could cause some respiratory problems...
    ... I have been on lithium and ativan for a very long time, and just started...

  9. Trazodone anyone?
    ... don't, but I have blood tests regularly anyway for lithium levels. I too love Traz. Wouldn't know what to...

  10. Is Zoloft the wonder drug?
    ... Zoloft before, 200mg a day, but I was also on 900mg of Lithium a day, and taking Zyprexa to sleep, I was so numb...

Environmental Disorders board

  1. Constant Mucus and Throat clearing!
    ... was exposed to a mineral supplement that contained lithium and arsenic iodine and other trace minerals or colloidal...

Military Health Issues board

  1. Gulf War Syndrome? You need to see this....
    ... and copper...with resulting deficiencies of zinc, lithium , calcium, and magnesium!!! Folks, you need to look...

  2. Acid Reflux and Gulf War Syndrome
    ... levels of many metals and resulting calcium, magnesium, lithium , and zinc deficiencies. Needless to say, I was stunned...

Pain Management board

  1. New medication...need information and advice
    ... healthy liver in order to successfully maintain a lithium or depakote level, that needs to be consistant or...

  2. Chronic Cluster Headache Sufferer/on morphene/wondering about suboxone
    ... to break the cycle and am currently 2 months into Lithium , which so far like the others has been ineffective...

  3. Depression setting in - related to Ultram stoppage??
    ... line of bipolar defense meds, not sure if that means lithium or depakote or something else for you, but I have...
    ... take TRILEPTAL for my BP medication. I have taken Lithium and Lamictal in the past. I am really going to try...

  4. First apt with New PM Dr was Horrible! SurgicalDisaster Please read!
    ... inturn told me I was Bio-Polar and prescibe me with Lithium . Which this didn't work either and when everything...

  5. Lost Medical Benefits Need 2 Vent
    ... looked into Walmarts $4 generic plan, and I can get his lithium and trazadone there, as well as my Tramadol, lortab...
    ... think you can get almost anything from Oxycontin to Lithium . I think I would get the manufactures names of...

  6. I had a horrible drug reaction!!!
    ... antidepressants, 5-HT1 receptor agonists, ergot alkaloids, lithium , St. John's wort, phenylpiperidine opioids, dextromethorpha...

  7. FDA List of Recalled meds by Able Laboratories: Long List
    ... CAP 60 A 269 INDOMETHACIN ER 75 MG CAP 100 A 269 LITHIUM CARBONATE 150 MG CAP 100 A 355 LITHIUM CARBONATE ... 150 MG CAP 500 A 355 LITHIUM CARBONATE 300 MG CAP 100 A 270 LITHIUM CARBONATE ... 300 MG CAP 1000 A 270 LITHIUM CARBONATE ER 300 MG TAB 100 A283 LITHIUM CARBONATE...
    ... Manufactured by Able Labs Imprint/ Lot #/ Lot # LITHIUM CARBONATE CAP 300mg A270 307172A LITHIUM CARBONATE ... CAP USP A270 307172A LITHIUM CARBONATE CAP 300mg A270 310089A PROPOXYPHENE...
    ... of those drugs aren't exactly difficult to make. ( Lithium for instance)....
    ... of those drugs aren't exactly difficult to make. ( Lithium for instance). It's not known if there is actually...

  8. Tapering off Neurontin?
    ... it as a mood elevator since he had become toxic to lithium . He went to a new psychiatrist and he wanted him...

  9. Need help getting RX for pain meds..please!
    ... and keeps him from maintaining the liver levels of lithium (lol try saying that 3 times fast!) and/or depakote ... system,again, this effects you liver and can keep your lithium from working. Tell the doctor 'I can take (whatever...

  10. Generic VS Brand name
    ... as warfarin, quinidine, procainamide, theophylline, lithium , phenytoin, carbamazepine and valproic acid) are used...

  11. vicodion
    ... abort your ch? Have you tried verapamil(calan) and/or lithium ? Lithium cut the number of my ha in half for 2 years...
    ... discussed oxygen with me as next step. I can't take lithium , am on other meds for depression/bipolar. Just a...

Skin Problems board

  1. what could it be???
    ... increase a dosage of one of meds? For example, Lithium has a bad reputation as to 'dermatology,' even you...

  2. My dermatologist says...
    ... preventing another one. It's a product that contains lithium and zinc compounds, and it works very well for me...

  3. Childhood Linear IgA Disease
    ... cotrimoxazole, amiodarone, cyclosporin, glibencamide, lithium , penicillin, cefamandole, phenytoin, sodium hypochlorite...

Sleep Disorders board

  1. Lithium for sleep?
    ... changed my life I can tell you! I don't know about lithium but I wish you all the best! Do let us know how you...
    ... A pill is not the answer (especially lithium )...first you must find out why you are not sleeping...
    ... Recently it's been discovered that Lithium effects the internal clock - literally the CLOCK gene ... rhythms. [url]http://www.nimh.nih.gov/science-news/2006/ lithium -blocks-enzyme-to-help-cells-clocks-keep-on-tickin ... .shtml[/url] Lithium is not a pain pill, nor does it cause sedation. ...

  2. BP and insomnia
    ... week, I limit my sugar intake. My bipolar meds are: Lithium , Abilify, Seroquel, Celexa and Tegretol. Does anybody...

  3. Sleeping disorder or bipolar?
    ... to a diagnosis of bipolar--possibly low levels of lithium in the blood, cycles of feeling happy & good (with...

  4. How do I know it's a sleep disorder?
    ... have remained welll, thanks to ny Pychiatrist and Lithium . Also I have found that for me sleeping well is a...

  5. Pediatric Sleep Apnea
    ... and then went to child psychiatrist who had him on lithium and a few other drugs. I weaned him back off them...

  6. sleep /help
    ... who recommended a Psychiatrist who just prescribed Lithium and Seroquel. I have not filled the prescriptions...
    ... who recommended a Psychiatrist who just prescribed Lithium and Seroquel. I have not filled the prescriptions...

  7. always asleep. help!
    ... depression with cymbalta and bipolar disorder with lithium . Since taking these two meds I have felt better and...
    ... depression, but currently am not taking any meds. I was on lithium a year ago but became toxic and spent a week in a ... ventilator. So, needless to say, I won't be trying lithium again. I'm curious about cymbalta and lunesta. Let...

  8. 5 hours to enter REM, any med suggestion?
    ... don't feel as tired. I am also on a very low dose of lithium (300 mg) as a mood stabalizer-this med helps me fall...
    ... don't feel as tired. I am also on a very low dose of lithium (300 mg) as a mood stabalizer-this med helps me fall ... 22. TonyaM Well I don't know much about the lithium but I do know that most antidepressants like Cymbalta...

  9. Unable To Fall A Sleep....
    ... snapping away, the seroquel made me very fat and now the lithium is retaining water on my face. All of this just for...

  10. I Am A Insomniac
    ... depressants without being on a modd stablizer like lithium or depakote is bad. Now I am on a mood stablizer and...

  11. constant drowsiness
    ... dont want to go back there, ever. i am on Wellbtrin, Lithium , Buspar, Effexor, and my doctor recently added doxephin...

Share Your Depression Story board

  1. Introduction
    ... & vistaril,25 mgs as needed.My pdoc wanted to try lithium because the Lexapro has been crapping out on me lately ... dilantin since 1993) she decided to hold off on the lithium for now. In addition to depression I also suffer...

  2. My story
    ... then, I needed more drugs, a cocktail of Lexapro and lithium . I wouldn't take the drugs the way my pdoc wanted ... oatmeal. :) I called my pdoc and he called in 600mg lithium to be taken in two doses each day. After just a few...

Chronic Pain board

  1. Dealing with chronic abdominal pain
    ... I finally figured out that it was caused from the Lithium that I was taking. I had tried so many things like ... see if they were causing it. After going off of the Lithium , bam, no more Irritable Bowel problems. I know what...

Back Problems board

  1. Lost
    ... off the mania. I hope you are taking something like lithium or depakote or one of the other mood stabilizers....

  2. Who Has Or Having This Done ???radio Frequency Ablation Of The Facets Surgery?
    ... very, very hard. He's doing well now...thanks to lithium (sorry to go OT here). Thanks again for posting...


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