Lithium Dysarthria Side Effect Reports


The following Lithium Dysarthria side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Dysarthria, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Lithium or it might take time to develop.


Toxicity To Various Agents, Somnolence, Dysarthria

This Dysarthria side effect was reported by a health professional from US. A 68-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: bipolar disorder. The patient was prescribed Lithium Carbonate Capsules (dosage: NA), which was started on 2008. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Carbamazepine
  • Olanzapine
  • Valproic Acid
  • Oxcarbazepine
  • Lamotrigine
When starting to take Lithium Carbonate Capsules the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Toxicity To Various Agents
  • Somnolence
  • Dysarthria
These side effects may potentially be related to Lithium Carbonate Capsules.
Toxicity To Various Agents, Dysarthria, Gait Disturbance, Diarrhoea, Renal Failure, Mental Status Changes, Metabolic Encephalopathy

This Dysarthria Lithium side effect was reported by a health professional from US on Feb 21, 2014. A male , 51 years of age, was treated with Lithium. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Toxicity To Various Agents
  • Dysarthria
  • Gait Disturbance
  • Diarrhoea
  • Renal Failure
  • Mental Status Changes
  • Metabolic Encephalopathy
. Lithium dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Ibuprofen
  • Valproate
  • Quetiapine
  • Risperidone
Incoherent, Dysarthria, Myoclonus, Asterixis, Encephalopathy, Fluid Intake Reduced, Blood Creatinine Increased

This is a Lithium Carbonate side effect report of a 61-year-old patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: mania, who was treated with Lithium Carbonate (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Dysarthria side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Incoherent
  • Dysarthria
  • Myoclonus
  • Asterixis
  • Encephalopathy
  • Fluid Intake Reduced
  • Blood Creatinine Increased
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Lithium Carbonate treatment in patients suffering from mania, resulting in Dysarthria.
Confusional State, Tremor, Diarrhoea, Heart Rate Increased, Disorientation, Memory Impairment, Dysarthria, Ataxia, Cerebellar Syndrome

A 56-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: bipolar disorder started Lithium (lithium) treatment (dosage: NA) on NS. Soon after starting Lithium (lithium) treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Confusional State
  • Tremor
  • Diarrhoea
  • Heart Rate Increased
  • Disorientation
  • Memory Impairment
  • Dysarthria
  • Ataxia
  • Cerebellar Syndrome
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Lisinopril
  • Quetiapine
  • Risperidone
  • Ibuprofen
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Lithium (lithium) side effects, such as Dysarthria.
Neurotoxicity, Urinary Tract Infection, Cognitive Disorder, Tremor, Dysarthria, Somnolence, Muscle Rigidity, Myoclonus

A female patient from TR was prescribed and started Lithium on Aug 23, 2013. Patient felt the following Lithium side effects: neurotoxicity, urinary tract infection, cognitive disorder, tremor, dysarthria, somnolence, muscle rigidity, myoclonus Additional patient health information: Female , 73 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Lithium dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Olanzepine
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled.
Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged, Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus, Bradycardia, Electrocardiogram T Wave Inversion, Hypotension, Dysarthria, Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder, Syncope

This report suggests a potential Lithium Carbonate Dysarthria side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 74-year-old female patient from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): bipolar disorder and used Lithium Carbonate (dosage: NA) starting NS. Soon after starting Lithium Carbonate the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged
  • Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
  • Bradycardia
  • Electrocardiogram T Wave Inversion
  • Hypotension
  • Dysarthria
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Syncope
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Carbamazepine
The patient was hospitalized. Although Lithium Carbonate demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Dysarthria, may still occur.
Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged, Bradycardia, Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus, Electrocardiogram T Wave Inversion, Hypotension, Dysarthria, Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder, Syncope

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Mar 01, 2013 by a Female taking Lithium (dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: IT , 74 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lithium side effects: electrocardiogram qt prolonged, bradycardia, nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, electrocardiogram t wave inversion, hypotension, dysarthria, circadian rhythm sleep disorder, syncope. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Carbamazepine
The patient was hospitalized.
Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged, Electrocardiogram T Wave Inversion, Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus, Bradycardia, Dysarthria, Hypotension, Syncope

This Dysarthria problem was reported by a health professional from IT. A 74-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Lithium (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Carbamazepine
When commencing Lithium, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged
  • Electrocardiogram T Wave Inversion
  • Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
  • Bradycardia
  • Dysarthria
  • Hypotension
  • Syncope
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Dysarthria, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Screaming, Abnormal Behaviour, Physical Assault, Hemiparesis, Dysarthria, Confusional State

This is a Lithium side effect report of a 75-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: schizo-affective type schizophrenia, chronic state and was treated with Lithium (dosage: NA) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Screaming
  • Abnormal Behaviour
  • Physical Assault
  • Hemiparesis
  • Dysarthria
  • Confusional State
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Lithium could cause Dysarthria and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Chest Pain, Dyspnoea, Restlessness, Trismus, Dysarthria, Grimacing, Dysphemia, Anxiety

This Dysarthria side effect was reported by a physician from US on Nov 29, 2012. A patient from US , child 8 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lithium. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lithium side effects: chest pain, dyspnoea, restlessness, trismus, dysarthria, grimacing, dysphemia, anxiety. Lithium dosage: NA. These side effects may potentially be related to Lithium.
Dysarthria, Muscle Twitching, Disorientation, Polyuria, Somnolence, Incorrect Dose Administered, Gait Disturbance, Confusional State, Sedation

This Dysarthria side effect was reported by a health professional from US. A 41-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Lithium (dosage: NA), which was started on May 23, 2012. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Lithium the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Dysarthria
  • Muscle Twitching
  • Disorientation
  • Polyuria
  • Somnolence
  • Incorrect Dose Administered
  • Gait Disturbance
  • Confusional State
  • Sedation
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Lithium.
Tremor, Vomiting, Dizziness, Overdose, Dyskinesia, Dysarthria, Cerebellar Ataxia, Diplopia

This Dysarthria Lithium Carbonate side effect was reported by a health professional from TURKEY on Jun 22, 2012. A male , 59 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lithium Carbonate. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Tremor
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Overdose
  • Dyskinesia
  • Dysarthria
  • Cerebellar Ataxia
  • Diplopia
. Lithium Carbonate dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Valproic Acid
The patient was hospitalized.
Mental Status Changes, Viith Nerve Paralysis, Dysarthria, Drooling, Hemiparesis

This is a Lithium Carbonate side effect report of a 74-year-old patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: schizoaffective disorder, who was treated with Lithium Carbonate (dosage:Mg Po, start time: Apr 02, 2010), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Dysarthria side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Mental Status Changes
  • Viith Nerve Paralysis
  • Dysarthria
  • Drooling
  • Hemiparesis
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Lithium Carbonate treatment in patients suffering from schizoaffective disorder, resulting in Dysarthria.
Dysarthria, Speech Disorder, Tremor, Insomnia, Emotional Disorder

A 53-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Lithium Carbonate treatment (dosage: NA) on NS. Soon after starting Lithium Carbonate treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Dysarthria
  • Speech Disorder
  • Tremor
  • Insomnia
  • Emotional Disorder
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Lithium Carbonate side effects, such as Dysarthria.
Salivary Hypersecretion, Dystonia, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Hypotension, Viral Infection, Pyrexia, Dysphagia, Dysarthria, Akathisia

A patient from SPAIN was prescribed and started Lithium Carbonate on Nov 25, 2011. After Lithium was administered, patient encountered several Lithium side effects: salivary hypersecretion, dystonia, musculoskeletal stiffness, hypotension, viral infection, pyrexia, dysphagia, dysarthria, akathisia Additional patient health information: male , 58 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Lithium Carbonate dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Sycrest (asenapine /05706901/)
  • Sycrest (asenapine /05706901/)
  • Benzodiazepines
Palpitations, Decreased Appetite, Dysarthria, Anxiety, Throat Irritation, Decreased Interest

This report suggests a potential Lithium Carbonate Dysarthria side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 29-year-old patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and used Lithium Carbonate (dosage: NA) starting NS. Soon after starting Lithium Carbonate the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Palpitations
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Dysarthria
  • Anxiety
  • Throat Irritation
  • Decreased Interest
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Calcium
  • Folic Acid
Although Lithium Carbonate demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Dysarthria, may still occur.
Somnolence, Confusional State, Grip Strength Decreased, Neck Pain, Dysarthria, Tremor, Staring, Paranoia

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Oct 06, 2010 by a Female taking Lithium Carbonate (dosage: NA) . Location: UNITED STATES , 35 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Lithium side effects: somnolence, confusional state, grip strength decreased, neck pain, dysarthria, tremor, staring, paranoia. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Seroquel (150 Mg At 6 Pm, Then 50 Mg Added At 10 Am)
  • Seroquel (Increased Dose)
  • Seroquel (Increased Dose)
  • Lamictal
  • Seroquel (150 Mg At 6 Pm, Then 50 Mg Added At 10 Am)
Transient Ischaemic Attack, Dysarthria, Visual Impairment

This Dysarthria problem was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES. A 53-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): bipolar disorder,thyroid disorder.On Mar 17, 2011 a consumer started treatment with Lithium Carbonate (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Thyroid Tab
  • Depakote
  • Temazepam (Daily)
  • Humira
  • Ca++
  • Prednisone (20 Mg Daily)
  • Lisinopril
  • Aciphex (Daily)
When commencing Lithium Carbonate, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Transient Ischaemic Attack
  • Dysarthria
  • Visual Impairment
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Dysarthria, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Dysarthria, Transient Ischaemic Attack, Visual Impairment

This is a Lithium side effect report of a 53-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: bipolar disorder and was treated with Lithium (dosage: NA) starting Mar 01, 2011. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Humira
  • Aciphex
  • Depakote
  • Temazepam
  • Prednisone
  • Lisinopril
  • Thyroid Tab
  • Ca++
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Dysarthria
  • Transient Ischaemic Attack
  • Visual Impairment
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Lithium could cause Dysarthria and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Transient Ischaemic Attack, Visual Impairment, Dysarthria

This Dysarthria side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Jun 08, 2011. A patient from UNITED STATES , 53 years of age, weighting 151.1 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lithium Carbonate. Patient felt the following Lithium side effects: transient ischaemic attack, visual impairment, dysarthria. Lithium Carbonate dosage: NA.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Aciphex (Daily)
  • Temazepam (Daily)
  • Ca++
  • Humira
  • Prednisone (20 Mg Daily)
  • Depakote
  • Thyroid Tab
  • Lisinopril
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Lithium Carbonate.
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Lithium Dysarthria Causes and Reviews


Many disorders can affect our ability to speak and communicate. They range from saying sounds incorrectly to being completely unable to speak or understand speech. Causes include

  • Hearing disorders and deafness
  • Voice problems, such as dysphonia or those caused by cleft lip or palate
  • Speech problems like stuttering
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Learning disorders
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Brain injury
  • Stroke

Some speech and communication problems may be genetic. Often, no one knows the causes. By first grade, about 5 percent of children have noticeable speech disorders. Speech and language therapy can help.

NIH: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders


Lithium Dysarthria Reviews

Fri, 29 Apr 2011

abdominal distention with Lithium and seroquel. 20-30 yr. use

Sun, 16 May 2010

Lithium causes depression by way of suppression by way of a mental block it creates in ones mind . this leads to suicidal thoughts then thinking of killing oneself. if you are misdiagnosed bi polar and you are not this will probably happen. if there is a reason you end up in a mental institution and nobody cares and you are labeled bipolar by a doctor who doesn t have a clue you might possibly spend you re life in there being overly medicated to offset the drugs you shouldn t be on in the first place. Lithium causes depession

Wed, 05 Oct 2011

makes my bp much better but am very bloated and llegs hurt. hard to walk

Thu, 10 Mar 2011
developed bruxism after starting abilify and Lithium
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