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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
10/18/2007 6:16:10 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Has helped greatly with manic feelings.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
10/5/2007 1:22:14 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had anger issues that may have put me in jail or in a morgue. However the medication does work but I had no emotion at all. I can recomend Lamictal over Lithium any day.

Condition: Bipolar Depression
10/4/2007 9:13:21 PM

Reviewer: crazy, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The only problem is severe dry mouth,

Condition: Bipolar Depression
9/24/2007 5:45:43 PM

Reviewer: hope7951, 55-64 Female 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 taken this med since April 1980. It restored my ability to function and at maintenance levels continues to keep my bipolar disorder out of the way of my life. Side effects are dosage related. Maintenance levels can be much lower than those needed for initial stability. Lithium is a naturally-occurring mineral that everyone has in their body. It is cheap and can be used for a lifetime. Dri ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
9/24/2007 7:13:56 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have Bipolar II and tried many meds. I have been on lithium for a couple years now. I gained about 15 pounds, I'm always thirsty and always urinating. But I am pretty mentally stable right now and it has been an overall satisfactory experience.

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