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

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Condition: Bipolar Depression
4/22/2014 11:43:30 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
It helps with my mood swings , however when I take it I get a little nauses and makes me very tired.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
4/14/2014 4:36:33 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Bipolar Depression
4/7/2014 5:09:44 PM

Reviewer: Satisfied Patient, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
The side affects are rarely major over a long period of time, which is what is common anyways. Its a miracle drug, if it works, it works amazing! Don't be scared by the side effects list. Most side effects are gone in a month or so, and even then, your not likely to get the exaggerated side effects. Some people do have severe side effects, but that can happen with all meds. If it works like ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
1/26/2014 2:53:19 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medicine although less expensive then others. Gave me a metal taste that took months to go away, as soon as I noticed that going away I have had constant diarrhea, wow some issue are gone, only for me to need to be by the pot for who knows when things are going to explode. Getting tired of all of it.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
1/17/2014 5:00:20 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I think my mood has been more stable but I do not think that the physical side effects are worth it.

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