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A 24-year-old male asked:

My dr is starting me on lithium. what is this going to do to me. i wanta normal life again w/out drugs. it causes more anxiety just thinking abt it.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
I only see: Anxiety, agitation, easily distracted listed as conditions. Do you have a mood disorder? Depression? Bipolar disorder? Lithium isn't normally used to treat an anxiety disorder. You might want to clarify this with your psychiatrist/ medical provider.

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