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    Reason for taking: Bipolar disorder
    11/21/2011 8:43:21 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I'm a 39 y.o. mom who's had Bipolar I disorder for roughly 12 years. I have tried EVERY medication thrown at me (don't take Depakote unless you want to gain 50 pounds in 1 month!), because I was so desperate to return to normalcy. I believe Lithium DOES work, provided that you stringently regulate your diet. Too much or too little caffeine, salt, water can unbalance you. Take NO NS ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Bipolar disorder
    10/9/2011 12:15:51 AM

    Reviewer: jeanniepepper, 65-74 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    finger nails soft. acne

    Reason for taking: Bipolar disorder
    9/14/2011 2:23:13 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Although you have to be at a theraputic dosage to get the full effect and you have to get bloodwork done periodically (which can be annoying and sometimes scary) it is a great drug from many years ago and remains the gold standard in treatment for bipolar disorder. I feel that it has helped me with my mania side and also my depression. It can have bad side-effects, but what medication doesn't ... Show Full Comment

    Reason for taking: Bipolar disorder
    7/18/2011 10:24:09 AM

    Reviewer: debk, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Took Lithium before I went to bed, and the next morning I had severe problems with balance and the ability to walk, and severe confusion.

    Reason for taking: Bipolar disorder
    5/4/2011 12:14:06 PM

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    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    dangerous

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