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Lithium, Welbutrin, or Lamictal: headache, facial numbness and one side tingling? I have these if I don't take them as soon as I wake up.

Lithium, Welbutrin, or Lamictal: headache, facial numbness and one side tingling? I have these if I don't take them as soon as I wake up.

MEDS: INTERESTING COMBINATION. PRETTY CLEAR SOMETHING ISN'T RIGHT. TIME TO DISCUSS THIS (AND OTHER THINGS YOU'VE AVOIDED DISCUSSING) WITH THE DOCTOR WHO PRESCRIBED THESE. SOUNDS LIKE ANXIETY IS PLAYING A PART AND THE DOCTOR IS ENTITLED TO KNOW MORE ABOUT WHAT HE'S TREATING. ...Read more

Lithium (Definition)

Chemically, lithium is a light, soft, alkali metal. It's very highly reactive, so that in nature it's only found in compound form. It's useful in batteries. As a medication, Lithium Carbonate and citrate can be used to stabilize mood in people with bipolar disorder. In these people it can help with both mania and depression. Blood level monitoring is ...Read more


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Taking Lamictal, Lithium, Welbutrin. My heart rate 117-120 when I saw dr a couple times. Have headaches. Can fast heartbeat cause headaches?

Taking Lamictal, Lithium, Welbutrin. My heart rate 117-120 when I saw dr a couple times. Have headaches. Can fast heartbeat cause headaches?

Mild tachycardia, : or rapid heart rate, doesn't cause headaches. Lithium, Lamictal & Wellbutrin (bupropion) each can cause headaches. Your medication list implies that your diagnosis is Bipolar Disorder Type I. Do not alter any doses of any of med except at your psychiatrist's direction. See your primary MD routinely to check your blood pressure, weight, CBC & other labs since you need to stay on these meds & acetazolamide. ...Read more

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Get headaches behind the head. Is it due to depression/anxiety or meds? I'm on haldol, (haloperidol) lithium, and lamictal. MRI normal.

Get headaches behind the head. Is it due to depression/anxiety or meds? I'm on haldol, (haloperidol) lithium, and lamictal. MRI normal.

Occipital HA: Review your medications & symptoms with your doctor to rule out muscle tension that could relate to the psychotropic medication Haldol (haloperidol). ...Read more

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I am taking 600mg of lithium. I am experiencing eye twitching, chest pains, headaches, dizziness, and nausea. What's wrong with me?

I am taking 600mg of lithium. I am experiencing eye twitching, chest pains, headaches, dizziness, and nausea. What's wrong with me?

Medical problem: I think this is a significant medical issue ; you should see your healthcare professional to sort it all out. The eye issues may clear with medical care ; or adjusting your meds. This is not an isolated eyecare issue. ...Read more

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I have had dizzy spells, sore eyes, headaches, high blood pressure ... I take lithium and elmiron (pentosan) could they be causing these symptoms ?

I have had dizzy spells, sore eyes, headaches, high blood pressure ... I take lithium and elmiron (pentosan)   could they be causing these symptoms ?

Headaches, sore eyes: Headaches, sore eyes, dizzy spells, can be due to medication intake. The ones you mention are common causes. There is a diet that may help with headaches if not due to meds: see eyedoc2020@blogspot.com for "migraine diet". ...Read more

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Best tips for headache s ?

Best tips for headache s ?

Headache diary: The best all-around tip for headaches is a headache diary. This includes the timing and severity of your headaches, what you were doing prior to, etc. Also important is what you do for them and whether it works. Here's a helpful link to get you started. http://www.headaches.org/for_professionals/headache_diary. ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more