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    3,203 Possible Causes for Lithium in USA

    • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
      Lithium

      This syndrome can also occur in patients with Parkinson's disease following withdrawal of levodopa or dopamine antagonists or by the addition of lithium (2).[gpnotebook.co.uk] […] occur with newer "atypical" antipsychotics such as clozapine (Clozaril) and risperidone (Risperdal), the syndrome has been associated with both those agents as well as with lithium[healthyplace.com] […] medications that form a deposit and are released over time (called a depot injection), use of high-potency neuroleptics like haloperidol and fluphenazine hydrochloride (Prolixin), lithium[healthyplace.com]

    • Weight Gain
      Lithium

      Lithium, another mood stabilizer for treating bipolar disorder, is also associated with weight gain, albeit less than Depakote.[health.com] Lithium (Lithobid) is also commonly used for mood disorders and is associated with weight gain.[drugs.com]

    • Electrolytes Abnormal
      Lithium

      Other causes of hypercalcemia include: Certain medications, such as lithium or thiazide diuretics Certain cancers, including breast, lung and certain blood cancers Sarcoidosis[mcw.edu] Less common causes are immobilization, sarcoidosis, thyrotoxicosis, familial hypocalciuric hypercalcaemia, Addison’s disease, renal failure, tamoxifen, lithium, thiazide diuretics[ecgwaves.com] This is usually caused by the excessive administration of magnesium and lithium therapy, often in the presence of renal failure.[ausmed.com]

    • Kidney Failure
      Lithium

      Lithium Therapy May Not Increase ESRD Risk By Cassandra Pardini, PharmD November 21, 2017 In the subcohorts of patients with a diagnosis of bipolar disorder, continuing lithium[renalandurologynews.com] […] develop in the kidneys blockages in the flow of urine – for example, from recurrent kidney stones or an enlarged prostate long-term, regular use of certain medicines – such as lithium[nhs.uk] […] water consumption, caffeinated or alcoholic beverages Diuretics such as furosemide (Lasix), hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDIURIL, Microzide); contrast agents for imaging tests Lithium[consumerreports.org]

    • Fatigue
      Lithium Lithium Toxicity

      ., lithium salts , ciprofloxacin ); beta blockers , which can induce exercise intolerance ; and many cancer treatments, particularly chemotherapy and radiotherapy .[en.m.wikipedia.org]

    • Long QT Syndrome
      Lithium

      You have already helped us learn: Lithium carbonate wasn't helping ALS patients, and we learned it faster than the clinical trials did.[patientslikeme.com] Ketoconazole Antibiotic – Antifungal Levalbuterol Stimulant Levofloxacin Antibiotic – Quinolone Levomethadyl* Psychiatric drug – Other Lidoflazine* Anti-anginal / vasodilator Lithium[sads.org.uk] […] chlorpromazine, fluphenazine, prochlorperazine, thioridazine*, trifluoperazine Others: atomoxetine, citalopram, clozapine, droperidol*, fluoxetine, haloperidol, levomethadyl*, lithium[sads.org.uk]

    • Lithium
      Lithium Toxicity

      ESKALITH (lithium carbonate) Capsules, 300 mg ESKALITH CR (lithium carbonate) Controlled-Release Tablets, 450 mg WARNING Lithium toxicity is closely related to serum lithium[rxlist.com] […] increase serum lithium levels with risk of lithium toxicity.[rxlist.com] lithium carbonate, 450 mg.[rxlist.com]

    • Patulous Eustachian Tube

      You have already helped us learn: Lithium carbonate wasn't helping ALS patients, and we learned it faster than the clinical trials did.[patientslikeme.com]

    • Drug-induced Fever

      These include the androgenic steroids, azathioprine, corticosteroids, danazol, granulocyte-stimulating factors, infliximab, iodides, lamotrigine, lithium, and tacrolimus.[pharmacytimes.com] Lithium causes mild neutrophilia and was used as treatment for neutropenia prior to the availability of CSFs [ 80 ].[hindawi.com] Psychedelics (5-methoxy-diisopropyltryptamine, lysergide) Herbs (St John’s Wort, Syrian rue, Panax ginseng, nutmeg, yohimbine) Others (tryptophan, l -dopa, valproate, buspirone, lithium[ccforum.biomedcentral.com]

    • Diclofenac
      Lithium Toxicity

      Lithium: Diclofenac decreases lithium renal clearance and increases lithium plasma levels.[druglib.com] In patients taking diclofenac and lithium concomitantly, lithium toxicity may develop.[druglib.com] Lithium Clinical Impact: NSAIDs have produced elevations in plasma lithium levels and reductions in renal lithium clearance.[rxlist.com]

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