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... No wonder lithium did not work for you. ... (8 replies)
... was going back into depression. I have NO mania and really no hypermania. I am tired, but am out of whack from all this poison in me! ... (8 replies)
... I was taken off Lithium without weaning and had no problems. ... (8 replies)

... My normal self meds are 60 mg cymbalta and 200 mg lamictal. I know I should probably be on 300 Lamictal to stay safe, but NOW I am weaning off the lithium. ... (8 replies)
... I was wondering if anyone could tell me if they are or have been in the same boat as me. I have been on Lithium for 17 yrs straight. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Polly, I am hoping the lithium helps you as much as it has me. ... (4 replies)
... I am hoping these are side effects from the withdrawal. I am coming off it pretty fast. I was on it less than 2 weeks. I have hope. 2 weeks ago, I felt like I would be in that state forever. ... (8 replies)
... This time my dr. suggested going off lithium and trying lamictal. ... (3 replies)
Come off lithium
Dec 5, 2006
... Whenever i see my CPN when im feeling good the same thing happens, she looks at me with concern. i guess they need to be wary when we are going that way incase our behaviour goes out of control, and because, as Eyes says, what goes up must come down. ... (6 replies)
... Just wondered if anyone else has had problems coming off lithium? ... (3 replies)
... The reason that it's important to differentiate is because if you keep going to docs and saying that you are bipolar, they are going to keep throwing these heavy duty drugs at you that make you feel worse. ... (8 replies)
... Bummer about your kidney problems. Did you have them already, or did the lithium cause it? ... (2 replies)
Lithium
Nov 11, 2009
... I'm not only getting nowhere, I am going backwards and am now only going through the motions with my psychiatrist and psychologist because I am certain now I will end it. ... (6 replies)
... When I mean successfully come off, I mean come off all medication and manage my moods without the need for medication and their side effects. Although I do have olanzapine and ambian it case I need it. ... (3 replies)
... I have been on 600mg of lithium for over 22years with good stability. Six months ago,my pdoc suggested that I could drop down to 300mg because of my stability. ... (3 replies)
... I was put on lithium in August and after a few weeks started having bad constipation. ... (2 replies)
Coming off lithium
Nov 15, 2006
... I just remember her saying over and over again how lithium saved her life and being unmedicated was the worst thing that could happen to somebody who is Bipolar. ... (5 replies)
... and told me to go off lithium. I've been on it for 25 years. ... (5 replies)
... I honestly don't know what to do...maybe my body is going through withdrawals from the lithium and I know that the lamictal isn't even close to doing much yet. ... (5 replies)
... kidney issues. I'm not looking forward to it for Lithium has worked well. I'm not clear on what you mean when you say "successfully come off with no other medication". ... (3 replies)


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