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Lithium Hypernatraemia Side Effects

Lithium Hypernatraemia Side Effect Reports


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

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Hypernatraemia, 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.



Hypovolaemia, Dehydration, Renal Failure Acute, Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus, Hypernatraemia

This Hypernatraemia side effect was reported by a pharmacist from US. A 63-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: bipolar disorder. The patient was prescribed Lithium (dosage: 900 Mg Q Am Po), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Insulin
  • Aspart Ss
  • Levemir
  • Cholecalciferol
  • Mirtazapine
When starting to take Lithium the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Hypovolaemia
  • Dehydration
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
  • Hypernatraemia
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Lithium.
Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus, Hypernatraemia

This Hypernatraemia Lithium side effect was reported by a health professional from ES on Jan 16, 2014. A male , 69 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lithium. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
  • Hypernatraemia
. Lithium dosage: 1200mg/day; Dose Stable For The Last Year. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Toxicity To Various Agents, Diabetes Insipidus, Pneumonia, Coma, Dehydration, Renal Failure Acute, Inflammatory Marker Increased, Hypernatraemia

This is a Lithium side effect report of a 43-year-old patient (weight:NA) from PT, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: bipolar disorder, who was treated with Lithium (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Olanzapine
  • Valproate
  • Promethazine
  • Haloperidol
  • Cyamemazine
  • Tiapride
  • Diazepam
, and developed a serious reaction and a Hypernatraemia side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Toxicity To Various Agents
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Pneumonia
  • Coma
  • Dehydration
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Inflammatory Marker Increased
  • Hypernatraemia
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 treatment in patients suffering from bipolar disorder, resulting in Hypernatraemia.

Aphasia, Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus, Hypernatraemia

A 84-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED with the following symptoms: bipolar disorder,hypertension,dyslipidaemia started Lithium Carbonate treatment (dosage: 600 Mg) on NS. Soon after starting Lithium Carbonate treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Aphasia
  • Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
  • Hypernatraemia
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Amlodipine (10 Mg)
  • Ezetimibe (10 Mg)
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Lithium Carbonate side effects, such as Hypernatraemia.
Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus, Hypernatraemia, Delirium

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Lithium on Oct 10, 2013. Patient felt the following Lithium side effects: nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, hypernatraemia, delirium Additional patient health information: Female , 40 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Lithium dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Ringer^s Lactate (ringr^s Lactate)
  • Amiloride (amilorided)
The patient was hospitalized.
Hypernatraemia, Diabetes Insipidus

This report suggests a potential Lithium Carbonate Hypernatraemia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 21-year-old patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): mania and used Lithium Carbonate (dosage: NA) starting Dec 21, 2012. Soon after starting Lithium Carbonate the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Hypernatraemia
  • Diabetes Insipidus
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Lithium Carbonate Er
The patient was hospitalized. Although Lithium Carbonate demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Hypernatraemia, may still occur.
Toxic Encephalopathy, Diabetes Insipidus, Hypernatraemia

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Oct 01, 2013 by a Female taking Lithium Carbonate Tablets, Usp 300mg (dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 50 years of age, weighting 227.1 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lithium side effects: toxic encephalopathy, diabetes insipidus, hypernatraemia. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Methylene Blue (7.5 Mg/kg, Unk)
  • Insulin
  • Atenolol
  • Verapamil
  • Synthroid
  • Gabapentin
  • Oxybutynin
  • Lorazepam
The patient was hospitalized.
Hypernatraemia, Delirium, Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus

This Hypernatraemia problem was reported by a physician from US. A 40-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): bipolar disorder.On NS a consumer started treatment with Lithium Carbonate Tablets, Usp 300mg (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Zolpidem Tartrate 5 Mg Tablet (Qhs)
  • Paroxetine Hydrochloride 10 Mg Tablet (10 Mg, Qd)
  • Aripiprazole (15 Mg, Qd)
  • Ringer^s Lactate (125 Ml/h)
  • Perphenazine (32 Mg, Qhs)
When commencing Lithium Carbonate Tablets, Usp 300mg, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Hypernatraemia
  • Delirium
  • Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
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 Hypernatraemia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Encephalopathy, Diabetes Insipidus, Hypernatraemia, Oxygen Saturation Decreased, Lethargy, Cardio-respiratory Arrest

This is a Lithium Carbonate Capsules side effect report of a 50-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Lithium Carbonate Capsules (dosage: NA) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Methylthioninium Chloride
  • Insulin
  • Atenolol
  • Verapamil
  • Synthroid
  • Gabapentin
  • Oxybutynin
  • Lorazepam
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Encephalopathy
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Hypernatraemia
  • Oxygen Saturation Decreased
  • Lethargy
  • Cardio-respiratory Arrest
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Lithium Carbonate Capsules could cause Hypernatraemia and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Hypernatraemia, Delirium, Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus, Disorientation, Confusional State, Agitation

This Hypernatraemia side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Sep 05, 2013. A female patient from US , 40 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lithium Carbonate Capsules. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lithium side effects: hypernatraemia, delirium, nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, disorientation, confusional state, agitation. Lithium Carbonate Capsules dosage: NA.
Associated medications used:
  • Ringers Lactate
  • Aripirazole
  • Paroxetine
  • Perphenazine
  • Zolpidem
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Lithium Carbonate Capsules.
Hypernatraemia, Delirium, Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus

This Hypernatraemia side effect was reported by a physician from US. A 40-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: bipolar disorder. The patient was prescribed Lithium (dosage: NA), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Lactated Ringers (125 Ml/h)
  • Aripiprazole (15mg Daily)
  • Paroxetine (10mg Daily)
  • Perphenazine (32mg Qhs)
  • Zolpidem (10mg Qhs)
When starting to take Lithium the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Hypernatraemia
  • Delirium
  • Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Lithium.
Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus, Hypernatraemia, Osmotic Demyelination Syndrome

This Hypernatraemia Lithium Carbonate side effect was reported by a health professional from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED on May 29, 2013. A male , 59 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lithium Carbonate. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
  • Hypernatraemia
  • Osmotic Demyelination Syndrome
. Lithium Carbonate dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Quetiapine Fumarate
  • Diazepam
  • Fluphenazine
  • Insulin
  • Aripiprazole
  • Sodium Valproate
The patient was hospitalized.
Renal Failure Acute, Hypernatraemia, Diabetes Insipidus, Hepatic Enzyme Increased

This is a Lithium side effect report of a 62-year-old patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: schizophrenia, paranoid type, who was treated with Lithium (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Hypernatraemia side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Hypernatraemia
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Hepatic Enzyme Increased
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 treatment in patients suffering from schizophrenia, paranoid type, resulting in Hypernatraemia.
Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus, Hypernatraemia, Respiratory Tract Infection, Confusional State

A 69-year-old patient (weight: NA) from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED with the following symptoms: bipolar disorder started Lithium Carbonate treatment (dosage: 1200 Mg) on NS. Soon after starting Lithium Carbonate treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
  • Hypernatraemia
  • Respiratory Tract Infection
  • Confusional State
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Alprazolam Intensol [oral Solution (concentrate)] 1 Mg/ml (4 Mg)
  • Enalapril (20 Mg)
  • Atorvastatin (40 Mg)
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid (100 Mg)
  • Nsaids
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Lithium Carbonate side effects, such as Hypernatraemia.
Delirium, Toxicity To Various Agents, Renal Failure, Hypernatraemia, Encephalopathy, Cholecystitis Acute

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Lithium on Apr 11, 2013. After Lithium was administered, patient encountered several Lithium side effects: delirium, toxicity to various agents, renal failure, hypernatraemia, encephalopathy, cholecystitis acute Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 246.5 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Lithium dosage: Chronic. Concurrently used drugs: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Hypernatraemia, Suicide Attempt, Ischaemic Stroke, Consciousness Fluctuating, Pneumonia, Respiratory Tract Infection, Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus

This report suggests a potential Lithium Carbonate Hypernatraemia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 69-year-old patient from ES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Lithium Carbonate (dosage: 1200 Mg, Qd) starting NS. Soon after starting Lithium Carbonate the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Hypernatraemia
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Ischaemic Stroke
  • Consciousness Fluctuating
  • Pneumonia
  • Respiratory Tract Infection
  • Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Enalapril (20 Mg, Qd)
  • Atorvastatin (40 Mg, Qd)
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid (100 Mg, Qd)
  • Alprazolam (4 Mg, Qd)
  • Antiinflammatory Agents, Non-steroids (Prn)
Although Lithium Carbonate demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Hypernatraemia, may still occur.
Hypernatraemia, Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus

An adverse event was reported by a pharmacist on Jan 04, 2012 by a male taking Lithium Carbonate Cap (dosage: 1200 Mg) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 52 years of age, weighting 234.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Lithium side effects: hypernatraemia, nephrogenic diabetes insipidus. Additional medications/treatments:
Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus, Lethargy, Toxicity To Various Agents, Renal Failure Acute, Hypernatraemia, Incontinence, Sedation, Tremor, Ataxia

This Hypernatraemia problem was reported by a pharmacist from UNITED STATES. A 66-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): bipolar disorder,mania.On Aug 04, 2011 a consumer started treatment with Lithium Carbonate (dosage: 900 Mg Every Day Po). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Lithium Carbonate, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
  • Lethargy
  • Toxicity To Various Agents
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Hypernatraemia
  • Incontinence
  • Sedation
  • Tremor
  • Ataxia
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 Hypernatraemia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Diabetes Insipidus, Hypernatraemia, Pyrexia, Lethargy

This is a Lithium Carbonate side effect report of a patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: bipolar disorder and was treated with Lithium Carbonate (dosage: 600mg) starting Jan 29, 1997. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Hypernatraemia
  • Pyrexia
  • Lethargy
This opens a possibility that Lithium Carbonate could cause Hypernatraemia and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Dehydration, Azotaemia, Toxicity To Various Agents, Choreoathetosis, Hypernatraemia, Abnormal Behaviour

This Hypernatraemia side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES on Jun 23, 2011. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 69 years of age, was treated with Lithium Carbonate. Patient felt the following Lithium side effects: dehydration, azotaemia, toxicity to various agents, choreoathetosis, hypernatraemia, abnormal behaviour. Lithium Carbonate dosage: 400 Mg.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Clonazepam (1.5 Mg)
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Lithium Carbonate.
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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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