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Reason for taking: Bipolar disorder
9/11/2014 4:38:02 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It took 20 years to be prescribed lithium. My life has changed dramatically. My levels of lithium are fine, but my creatine level is higher than it should be. So my doctor took me off 4 days ago. I am a mess! I tried Depakote and it made me blind. I'd rather be on dialysis than lose my mental health. I'm getting a second opinion. Lamictal with Lithium also helped. Im still on Lamictil, I w ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Bipolar disorder
7/31/2014 1:56:21 AM

Reviewer: Stanley C., 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am 59 years old and I spent time in a mental hospital. They diagnosed me with Bipolar I, and I was given lithium. Thank goodness for this web site because it gave me some insight to what was to come. Frequent urination, tremors, tiredness, weakness, all the signs of lithium. Fortunately, they have all gone away, and I feel like a new man. I can't describe it, small things, like the tall ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Bipolar disorder
7/31/2014 1:55:20 AM

Reviewer: Stanley C., 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am 59 years old and I spent time in a mental hospital. They diagnosed me with Bipolar I, and I was given lithium. Thank goodness for this web site because it gave me some insight to what was to come. Frequent urination, tremors, tiredness, weakness, all the signs of lithium. Fortunately, they have all gone away, and I feel like a new man. I can't describe it, small things, like the tall ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Bipolar disorder
6/26/2014 10:02:16 PM

Reviewer: cate, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
having side effects. dizziness, double vision weak motor skills, thirsty all the time, muscle weakness,

Reason for taking: Bipolar disorder
6/9/2014 4:25:33 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been using Lithium Oratate I get from The Biovea site for it's quality for the past 6 months and for me it has been short of a miracle. My MD prescribed Prozac for my condition and shortly found that taking these meds made me feel much worse and stopped taking it within 2 weeks. Through some research I found some excellent advice on this Youtube site https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ij ... Show Full Comment

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