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    Condition: Bipolar Depression
    2/12/2008 8:08:19 PM

    Reviewer: maggie, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Lithium is a bit like a buffer, in that it evens out any emotion you might happen to feel (manic or otherwise). It lessens the severity of everything. Also, after a while you become pretty boring to hang out with. You start staring at walls and watching Garden State with new found insight. Its not too bad though, like being in a perpetual fog, and then one day noticing "hey, my hands are shak ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Bipolar Depression
    2/1/2008 4:00:39 PM

    Reviewer: DISKY, Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I'm glad to see so many people have had a positive experience with this drug. However, my 16 year old bipolar son, was given this drug & within 2 weeks of starting the med he developed one of the worst cases of cystic acne we have ever seen including his dr. He is virtually disfigured! Even after stopping the med the acne did not stop. Prior to the introduction of Lithium he had a usual pi ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Bipolar Depression
    1/10/2008 3:29:25 PM

    Reviewer: wvugirl, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    This medication has done wonders for my depression. I was a mess and it did not kick me into a manic tailspin. But the side effects are what's killing me. I am having the severe dry mouth and the frequent urination. I am not having the weight gain, because I can't eat. I am sick at my tummy all the time. I am sick from the time I get up until the time I go to bed and then some. I have the ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Bipolar Depression
    12/29/2007 8:03:02 PM

    Reviewer: michiganfforlife, 13-18 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    this med took me out of a deep hole in life. i was scared of ppl tring to kill me even my own family. but i am only 13 so this med got me out of the hospital 2 times thankyou very much lithium.

    Condition: Bipolar Depression
    12/21/2007 4:40:21 PM

    Reviewer: michlkidd, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    both my 13 year old son and i have bipolar and have been on lithium for a while. it helped my son alot. he isnt as angry as before. i dont have as many mood swings as before. i wasnt diagnoesed until i was 29. it was a long hard road. i hope early diagnosis for my son will help him better understand his life and control his emotions.

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