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1,443 Possible Causes for Lithium, Loss of Appetite

  • Diabetes Insipidus

    Clinicians have been aware of lithium toxicity for many years and traditionally have administered thiazide diuretics for lithium-induced polyuria and nephrogenic diabetes[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of an electrolyte imbalance may include: Weakness Nausea Vomiting Loss of appetite Muscle cramps Confusion Feb. 16, 2019[mayoclinic.org] […] of appetite, and slow growth How is diabetes insipidus diagnosed?[drugs.com]

  • Kleine-Levin Syndrome

    All patients had relapses while being treated with lithium.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Eating disorders comprise hyperphagia (66%) and excessive drinking (16%), but a loss of appetite (34%) may also be claimed.[symptoma.com] […] diagnosis of the Kleine-Levin syndrome is the existence of the combined sleep disorder (hypersomnia or insomnia lasting from days to weeks), food intake disorders (megaphagia or anorexia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypothyroidism

    Medicines such as amiodarone, lithium, interferon alpha, and interleukin-2 can prevent the thyroid gland from being able to make hormone normally.[thyroid.org] Drowsiness Appetite loss Ankle, feet, and leg swelling Short stature Separated sutures Delayed formation or absence of teeth Signs and tests: A physical examination reveals[uclahealth.org] Additionally, several medicines (lithium and amiodarone) can affect thyroid function. Another potential cause of hypothyroidism is a problem with the pituitary gland.[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Endogenous Depression

    Their successful treatment with a combination of clomipramine, L-tryptophan and lithium is discussed in the context of other strategies for the treatment of resistant depression[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is generally accepted that endogenous depression includes marked vegetative changes, such as loss of appetite, loss of weight, loss of sleep, psychomotor retardation or[link.springer.com] This method involves the measurement of the accumulation of [3H]-inositol-1-phosphate (IP-1) as an index of PI hydrolysis; lithium is added to inhibit the metabolism of IP[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypercalcemia

    […] surgical outcomes for lithium-associated hyperparathyroidism.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of hypercalcemia include the following: • Loss of appetite • Increased thirst • Increased urination • Restlessness • Difficulty in thinking or confusion • Nausea[themmrf.org] There are also other patients who have nonspecific symptoms, such as fatigue, weakness, depression, and loss of appetite.[britannica.com]

  • Hyperparathyroidism

    The lithium connection. It turns out that lithium, a mainstay in the treatment of bipolar disorder, is associated with an increased incidence of hyperparathyroidism.[web.archive.org] […] of appetite The health care provider will do a physical exam and ask about symptoms.[nlm.nih.gov] A person who has mild hyperparathyroidism may have some of the following symptoms: Joint pain Muscle weakness Fatigue Depression Trouble concentrating Loss of appetite More[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Reactive Depression

    Abstract A 25-year old woman suffering from severe reactive depression was treated with lithium carbonate 1500 mg per day.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Biological symptoms such as weight loss, reduced appetite, constipation, sleep disturbance, loss of libido frequently occur.[cbttherapies.org.uk] […] of appetite *Binge eating *Abuse of recreational drugs or alcohol Behavioral Issues In children and teenagers, the disorder is more likely to be characterized by behavioral[depressivedisorder.blogspot.com]

  • Depression

    […] skill deficits, MU study finds Ketamine activates opioid system to treat depression Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Breakthrough sensor to help people with bipolar disorder monitor lithium[sciencedaily.com] The following are the signs and symptoms exhibited: Too little sleep or excessive sleeping Loss of appetite accompanied by weight loss in some, while increase in appetite[symptoma.com] Treatment tends to include mood stabilising medicines such as lithium. See the separate leaflet called Bipolar Disorder.[patient.info]

  • Cyclic Neutropenia

    Abstract 2 children with cyclic neutropenia were treated with lithium carbonate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Infections are usually accompanied by other key symptoms, such as fever, malaise, loss of appetite, inflammations and ulcerations that affect the throat (pharyngitis) and[symptoma.com] The neutropenic phase is characteristically associated with clinical symptoms such as recurrent fever, malaise, headaches, anorexia, pharyngitis, ulcers of the oral mucous[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hyponatremia

    […] was not receiving lithium.[jaoa.org] They include: headache nausea, loss of appetite, vomiting malaise lethargy weakness poor coordination muscle cramps somnolence disorientation personality change Physical Exam[sharinginhealth.ca] Symptoms like nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, headaches, weakness, fatigue and confusion characterize hyponatremia.[draxe.com]

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