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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of lithium citrate Oral.

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Condition: Bipolar Depression
10/9/2013 6:56:44 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was mis-diagnosed and Lithium gave me permanent Thyroid disfunction. Don't take it. Now I have to take a daily pill for my thyroid. Lithium is in batteries and is poisonous

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/18/2013 1:21:36 AM

Reviewer: Rev Jim, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on Li for a long time and I don't think i will be here without it. I have tried other medications and nothing has helped. I take 1800mg of the liquid and I will say if i could take more I would but the doc can't give me anymore. It is a wonder drug for me but a poison for others. Try other drugs first but if it works why monkey with it.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
4/6/2012 1:17:45 AM

Reviewer: Bamajci, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Given the appropriate time this drug can " work ".I've been taking it for slightly over two months , so naturally I had my doubts at first. they went away. Lithium works for me. Patience is very important. Watch the your weight while taking this and guys you may want to ask your doctor for a "booster" , taking lithium. it has helped.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/17/2012 2:33:55 PM

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Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Do not ingest this toxic substance if you want to have a good life. Lithium is a non-essential alkali metal, meaning it has no actual biological function in the human body. It can interfere with potassium and sodium which are essential metals that are involved in nerve communication. Lithium completely destroys the renal (kidney) system and many long term lithium users die prematurely from kidney ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
7/15/2011 2:11:39 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am constantly thristy, drink lots, and go to the bathroom every hour. It has stabilized my phycosis and been working for 9 months now.

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