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Lithium And Headaches
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.
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
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
Get headaches behind the head. Is it due to depression/anxiety or meds? I'm on haldol, (haloperidol) lithium, and lamictal. MRI normal.
I am on lithium 900 mg and lamictal 25 mg. I feel tired, have headaches and feel angry and irritable. Isuffer from depression and I am a worry wart. These symptoms have been affecting me from years. Can depressionor worry cause these symptoms or just mild
I am taking 600mg of lithium. I am experiencing eye twitching, chest pains, headaches, dizziness, and nausea. What's wrong with me?
Dr gave me lithium for my bipolar been on it for 3 days. Stomach & ears hurt. Pressure n chest extreme thirst. Pressure n head. Headaches. Normal?
See below: This may indicate your dose may need adjusting or you may need to build up more slowly--contact your doctor ...Read more
I have had dizzy spells, sore eyes, headaches, high blood pressure ... I take lithium and elmiron (pentosan) could they be causing these symptoms ?
Do i need a neurologic exam? Closed-head injury as a child w loss of consciousness and temp paralysis (no medical care). I suffer frequent headaches -some migraine- and have bipolar disorder. I currently take lithium, lamictal, serequel, zoloft, and levo
Yes: Time to see a neurologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am 33 years old femal .I use lithium for 5 years. I have peroid problems.10 11 days only spotted only one day little. To much headch?
Lithium?: It is better to talk with u medical doctor about ut. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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