Lithium Carbonate ER Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Dizzy
  • Excessive Thirst
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Frequent Urination
  • Low Energy
  • Problems With Bladder Control
  • Shaking Extremities
  • Throwing Up

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Feeling Faint
  • Increase Of White Blood Cells

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Manner Of Walking
  • Acne
  • Constipation
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Rash
  • Skin Inflammation
  • Taste Problems
  • Uncoordinated
  • Visible Water Retention
  • Weight Gain

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Functioning Of The Sinus Node Of The Heart
  • Abnormal Heart Eeectrical Signals
  • Abnormal Increase In Muscle Tone
  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Coma
  • Disorder Of The Brain
  • Giant Hives
  • Goiter
  • Hallucination
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • High Amount Of Calcium In The Blood
  • High Amount Of Magnesium In The Blood
  • High Pressure Within The Skull
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Increased Activity Of The Parathyroid Gland
  • Irregular Involuntary Spasms Of Limbs Or Facial Muscles
  • Low Amount Of Sodium In The Blood
  • Muscle Problems That Cause Abnormal Movement
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Overactive Thyroid Gland
  • Prolonged P-R Interval Observed On EKG
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Rapid Ventricular Heartbeat
  • Seizures
  • Serotonin Syndrome - Adverse Drug Interaction
  • Sinoatrial Block
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Ventricular Fibrillation

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Blind Spot In The Eye
  • Blurred Vision
  • Burning Stomach
  • Confused
  • Depression
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Skin
  • Elevation Of Proteins In The Urine
  • Exaggerated Deep Reflexes
  • Excess Urination
  • Extreme Loss Of Body Water
  • Feeling Cold
  • Gas
  • Hair Loss
  • Head Pain
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Inability To Have An Erection
  • Indifferent Behavior
  • Inflammation Of A Hair Follicle
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Involuntary Eye Movement
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Problems Causing A Decreased Amount Of Urine To Be Passed
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Nervous
  • Occasional Numbness/Prickling/Tingling Of Fingers & Toes
  • Pain In The Finger
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Sluggishness
  • Slurred Speech
  • Stupor
  • Swollen Ankles Or Feet
  • The Presence Of Sugar In The Urine
  • Twitching
  • Unable To Control Bowel Movement
  • Weight Loss

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