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

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19 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Bipolar Depression
7/19/2010 4:26:52 PM

Reviewer: PBY, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have had bi-polar for 35 years. I had been on Lithium several years ago and hated the dead feeling it produced. Other than weight gain, I had no side effects. I tried a variety of newer drugs all of which failed in controlling my manic episodes so I am back on Lithium. Like before, I gained 30 pounds...not a great side effect, and at my age a whole lot harder to take off. This time though I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
7/11/2010 6:35:40 PM

Reviewer: lbarrett692003, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have suffered from depression for 26 years, and all the Drs said the same thing, depression. I have tried every single "antidepressant" drug with no relief, yet suffered all of the side effects, I was finally tierd of SSRI's and a horribile life. I went to a Pshychiatrist and was finally given a correct medication for bipolar, I was first put on Limictal, but developed a rash on my ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Bipolar Depression
11/7/2009 5:05:44 PM

Reviewer: robin, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
this has been the only med i can tollerate for my bipolar and controls my extremes, i wish i could function better,and yes a weight gain

Condition: Bipolar Depression
4/25/2009 6:38:59 PM

Reviewer: stacey918, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
it's ok i've been on this medication for awhile now i have serious irritability and weight gain

Condition: Bipolar Depression
1/14/2009 2:57:41 PM

Reviewer: mark faison, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
been taking it for 20 years andother than some stomach problems its been working fine

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