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Condition: Bipolar Depression
4/26/2008 9:23:59 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I take 1500mg and I don't know if it's the dose or just the medication itself but I have gained close to 20 pounds and I've only been on Lithium for 4 months. I would think it was worth it if I atleast had a life but it doesn't help me enough to be able to work or have friends. I still want to stay home all the time and whenever I do manage to go out I have to fight back tears. I d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
4/9/2008 4:31:23 PM

Reviewer: angelprincess, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
At first i refused to take the lithium. But after many more thoughts of sucide and fights with my husband i decided to give it another chance. After the side affects went away, about a week, i started to feel some what normal. It makes me sleepy so i take 300mg at night. I've only been on it regularly for about three months now. I'm cautiously optimistic. I'm also on prozac which has h ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
4/3/2008 4:08:57 PM

Reviewer: Bored, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
-Currently taking 600mg. Even at a low dosage of 300mg I experienced "finger twitching". I'm sorta wondering what's gonna happen with my next increase. -I see myself as mechanical these days. I wake up, go to work (most of the time), and sleep. -Apathetic may be a better term. I only do what is necessary. I hardly hang out with my friends anymore. I don't have any interest ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/25/2008 4:09:11 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Lithium Carbonate Oral for over 2 years now and i have never had any strange side effects. It has truly been a miracle drug for me!

Condition: Bipolar Depression
3/20/2008 2:50:04 PM

Reviewer: CAMERON, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I just started with lithum 300/day.this is my 3rd day i feel weird and not my self may be i am more depressed.any one if can help me how long its going take work,will i be happy again,does it effect u sexualy

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