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Side effects of lithium carbonate 300 mg

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Pancner
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Side effects: The most commonly experienced include fine hand tremor, metallic taste in mouth, headache-mild, nausea, dirrehea and dizziness. Although not exclusive... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry 58 years experience
Multiple: It is a salt. Intention tremor, diarrhea, cognitive dullness, hypo thyroidim, ataxia, long term kidney problems.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Depends: Lithium is a very effective mood stabilizer. It requires careful monitoring of blood levels and long term it may affect the thyroid and the kidneys, b... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Several: I will list some her, not in any order..Nausea, diarrhea, frequent urination, tramor, sedation, feeling dulled, acne, psorasis, increased appetite, we... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vita
Specializes in Psychiatry
Rare: Sexual side effects with lithium are uncommon.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Esguerra
Psychiatry 17 years experience
Thyroid and kidney: Lithium toxicity, thyroid effects, and kidney effects are probably the more severe side effects of lithium. It is best to work with your physician to... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Lithium carbonate: Adverse effects aren't frequent below a serum level of 1.5 meq/l. Your doctor will be monitoring your dose and blood levels. Fine hand tremor, incre... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 23 years experience
See below: The most common are increased thirst. Increased frequency and urgency to pass urine, muscle twitches, skin rash, G.I. Discomfort, trembling of the han... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
Psychiatry 43 years experience
See below: The side effects of lithium sometimes depend on the dose, with more side effects seen at higher doses. Common side effects are tremor, fatigue, increa... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernadette Onuoha
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Lithium induced : Tremors are usually seen in outstretched fingers and is not usually limited to one side. They go away sometimes with reduction in dosage or discontinu... Read More
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