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Lithium Insomnia Side Effects

Lithium Insomnia Side Effect Reports


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

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



Insomnia, Psychomotor Hyperactivity

This Insomnia side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES. A 39-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Lithium Carbonate (dosage: NA), which was started on Aug 22, 2011. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Tramadol Hcl
  • Clonopin
  • Fanapt (8 Mg, Bid)
When starting to take Lithium Carbonate the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Insomnia
  • Psychomotor Hyperactivity
These side effects may potentially be related to Lithium Carbonate.
Suicide Attempt, Hypoaesthesia, Radial Nerve Palsy, Insomnia

This Insomnia Lithium side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Jan 05, 2012. A male , 50 years of age, weighting 195.1 lb, was treated with Lithium. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Hypoaesthesia
  • Radial Nerve Palsy
  • Insomnia
. Lithium dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Seroquel
  • Clonipine
Delusion, Aggression, Somnambulism, Abnormal Behaviour, Insomnia, Hallucination, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease, Urinary Incontinence, Narcolepsy

This is a Lithium Carbonate side effect report of a 49-year-old patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Lithium Carbonate (dosage:NA, start time: Nov 01, 2010), combined with:
  • Xyrem (8 Gm (4 Gm, 2 In 1 D) Oral, 9 Gm (4.5 Gm, 2 In 1 D) Oral, 12 Gm (6 Gm, 2 In 1 D) Oral, 9 Gm (4.5 Gm,)
  • Xyrem (8 Gm (4 Gm, 2 In 1 D) Oral, 9 Gm (4.5 Gm, 2 In 1 D) Oral, 12 Gm (6 Gm, 2 In 1 D) Oral, 9 Gm (4.5 Gm,)
  • Xyrem (8 Gm (4 Gm, 2 In 1 D) Oral, 9 Gm (4.5 Gm, 2 In 1 D) Oral, 12 Gm (6 Gm, 2 In 1 D) Oral, 9 Gm (4.5 Gm,)
  • Triamcinolone Acetonide
  • Ciclesonide
  • Testosterone ((1 Dosage Forms), (2 Dosage Forms))
  • Testosterone ((1 Dosage Forms), (2 Dosage Forms))
  • Amphetamine, Dextroamphetamine Mixed Salts
, and developed a serious reaction and a Insomnia side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Delusion
  • Aggression
  • Somnambulism
  • Abnormal Behaviour
  • Insomnia
  • Hallucination
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Narcolepsy
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 NA, resulting in Insomnia.

Insomnia, Hallucination, Visual, Suicidal Ideation, Mania, Anxiety

A 58-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Lithium treatment (dosage: NA) on Jan 01, 2010. Soon after starting Lithium treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Insomnia
  • Hallucination, Visual
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Mania
  • Anxiety
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Seroquel (400 Mg Daily And 800 Mg At Night)
  • Seroquel
  • Cymbalta
  • Synthroid
  • Prilosec
  • Propranolol
  • Rozerem
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Lithium side effects, such as Insomnia.
Extrapyramidal Disorder, Insomnia

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Lithium Carbonate on Aug 26, 2011. Patient felt the following Lithium side effects: extrapyramidal disorder, insomnia Additional patient health information: Female , 50 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Lithium Carbonate dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Trazodone Hcl
  • Lamictal
  • Abilify (Initially Taken 5mg Increased To 10 Mg Then Decreased To 5mg One Day 5mg Next Day 2.5mg)
Akathisia, Restlessness, Insomnia, Muscle Spasms

This report suggests a potential Lithium Carbonate Insomnia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 44-year-old patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Lithium Carbonate (dosage: Received Upto 20 Mg.) starting Aug 01, 2010. Soon after starting Lithium Carbonate the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Akathisia
  • Restlessness
  • Insomnia
  • Muscle Spasms
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Abilify (1 Df: Up To 20 Mg.started Between 08aug-11aug10)
Although Lithium Carbonate demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Insomnia, may still occur.
Insomnia, Cold Sweat

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Dec 14, 2011 by a Female taking Lithium (dosage: 300 Mg In The Morning And 450 Mg At Night) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 150.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lithium side effects: insomnia, cold sweat. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Geodon (80 Mg In The Morning And 120 Mg At Night)
  • Zoloft (50 Mg, 2x/day)
Agitation, Insomnia, Disturbance In Attention, Incorrect Dose Administered, Hyperhidrosis, Mood Swings, Chills, Hunger, Depression

This Insomnia problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 58-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Feb 01, 2011 a consumer started treatment with Lithium Citrate (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Propranolol
  • Seroquel
  • Seroquel
  • Seroquel
When commencing Lithium Citrate, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Agitation
  • Insomnia
  • Disturbance In Attention
  • Incorrect Dose Administered
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Mood Swings
  • Chills
  • Hunger
  • Depression
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 Insomnia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Nervousness, Insomnia, Hyperhidrosis, Diarrhoea, Nausea, Disorientation

This is a Lithium side effect report of a 47-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Lithium (dosage: NA) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Aderall Xr
  • Klonopin
  • Zoloft
  • Seroquel
  • Xanax
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Nervousness
  • Insomnia
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Disorientation
This opens a possibility that Lithium could cause Insomnia and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Insomnia, Abdominal Pain Upper, Dysphemia, Irritability, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Rash, Mania, Constipation, Weight Increased

This Insomnia side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Oct 05, 2010. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 59 years of age, weighting 145.1 lb, was treated with Lithium. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lithium side effects: insomnia, abdominal pain upper, dysphemia, irritability, blood cholesterol increased, rash, mania, constipation, weight increased. Lithium dosage: NA.
Associated medications used:
  • Klonopin
  • Seroquel Xr
These side effects may potentially be related to Lithium.
Palpitations, Insomnia, Mood Swings, Dyspnoea, Fatigue

This Insomnia side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: bipolar disorder. The patient was prescribed Lithium (dosage: Via Insulin Pump), which was started on Jan 01, 2009. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Seroquel
  • Seroquel
  • Humalog (Via Insulin Pump)
When starting to take Lithium the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Palpitations
  • Insomnia
  • Mood Swings
  • Dyspnoea
  • Fatigue
These side effects may potentially be related to Lithium.
Abnormal Behaviour, Insomnia, Mania, Thinking Abnormal, Obsessive-compulsive Disorder

This Insomnia Lithium side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Nov 15, 2010. A male , 31 years of age, weighting 160.1 lb, was treated with Lithium. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Abnormal Behaviour
  • Insomnia
  • Mania
  • Thinking Abnormal
  • Obsessive-compulsive Disorder
. Lithium dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Amphetamine Salt
  • Seroquel Xr
Insomnia

This is a Lithium Carbonate side effect report of a 40-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Lithium Carbonate (dosage:NA, start time: Jan 01, 2003), combined with:
  • Seroquel Xr
  • Celexa
, and developed a serious reaction and a Insomnia side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Insomnia
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Lithium Carbonate treatment in female patients suffering from NA, resulting in Insomnia.
Depression, Psychomotor Hyperactivity, Paraesthesia, Agitation, Hallucination, Auditory, Withdrawal Syndrome, Anxiety, Insomnia

A female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: bipolar i disorder,anxiety,attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder started Lithium Carbonate treatment (dosage: Unk) on Oct 01, 2010. Soon after starting Lithium Carbonate treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Depression
  • Psychomotor Hyperactivity
  • Paraesthesia
  • Agitation
  • Hallucination, Auditory
  • Withdrawal Syndrome
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Alprazolam (0.5 Mg, Unk)
  • Ritalin (Unk)
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Lithium Carbonate side effects, such as Insomnia.
Insomnia

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Lithium Carbonate on Oct 08, 2010. After Lithium was administered, patient encountered several Lithium side effects: insomnia Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 134.9 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Lithium Carbonate dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Seroquel Xr
  • Cymbalta
  • Seroquel Xr
  • Seroquel Xr
  • Otc Omeprazole
  • Clonazepam
  • Neurontin
  • Trileptal
Insomnia

This report suggests a potential Lithium Carbonate Insomnia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 37-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Lithium Carbonate (dosage: NA) starting Jan 01, 2011. Soon after starting Lithium Carbonate the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Insomnia
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Prozac
  • Advair Diskus 100/50
  • Propranolol
  • Seroquel
  • Albuterol
  • Seroquel
Although Lithium Carbonate demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Insomnia, may still occur.
Off Label Use, Insomnia, Therapeutic Response Unexpected

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Jun 29, 2011 by a Female taking Lithium Carbonate (dosage: NA) . Location: UNITED STATES , 54 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Lithium side effects: off label use, insomnia, therapeutic response unexpected. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Lorazepam
  • Seroquel (100 To 200 Mg At Night)
  • Seroquel (100 To 200 Mg At Night)
Amnesia, Mania, Insomnia

This Insomnia problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 48-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Jun 01, 2010 a consumer started treatment with Lithium Carbonate (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Clonazepam
  • Seroquel
When commencing Lithium Carbonate, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Amnesia
  • Mania
  • Insomnia
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 Insomnia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Insomnia

This is a Lithium Carbonate side effect report of a 69-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Lithium Carbonate (dosage: NA) starting Jan 01, 2009. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide
  • Glipizide
  • Seroquel Xr
  • Levothyroxine Sodium
  • Lisinopril
  • Metformin Hcl
  • Fenofibrate
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Insomnia
This opens a possibility that Lithium Carbonate could cause Insomnia and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Treatment Noncompliance, Delusion, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Insomnia, Bursitis, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Wrist Fracture, Lacunar Infarction, Bipolar Disorder

This Insomnia side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES on Aug 04, 2011. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 53 years of age, weighting 149.9 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lithium Carbonate. Patient felt the following Lithium side effects: treatment noncompliance, delusion, blood cholesterol increased, insomnia, bursitis, deep vein thrombosis, wrist fracture, lacunar infarction, bipolar disorder. Lithium Carbonate dosage: NA.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Zoloft
  • Depakote
  • Levoxyl
  • Fosamax
  • Ativan
  • Fosamax
  • Seroquel
  • Zoloft
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled. These side effects may potentially be related to Lithium Carbonate.
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Lithium Insomnia Causes and Reviews


What is Insomnia?

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder. If you have it, you may have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. As a result, you may get too little sleep or have poor-quality sleep. You may not feel refreshed when you wake up.

What are the symptoms of Insomnia?

Symptoms of Insomnia include:

  • Lying awake for a long time before you fall asleep
  • Sleeping for only short periods
  • Being awake for much of the night
  • Feeling as if you haven't slept at all
  • Waking up too early
What are the types of Insomnia?

Insomnia can be acute (short-term) or chronic (ongoing). Acute Insomnia is common. Common causes include stress at work, family pressures, or a traumatic event. It usually lasts for days or weeks.

Chronic Insomnia lasts for a month or longer. Most cases of chronic Insomnia are secondary. This means they are the symptom or side effect of some other problem, such as certain medical conditions, medicines, and other sleep disorders. Substances such as caffeine, tobacco, and alcohol can also be a cause.

Sometimes chronic Insomnia is the primary problem. This means that it is not caused by something else. Its cause is not well understood, but long-lasting stress, emotional upset, travel and shift work can be factors. Primary Insomnia usually lasts more than one month.

Who gets Insomnia?

Insomnia is common. It affects women more often than men. You can get it at any age, but older adults are more likely to have it. You are also at higher risk of Insomnia if you

  • Have a lot of stress
  • Are depressed or have other emotional distress, such as divorce or death of a spouse
  • Have a lower income
  • Work at night or have frequent major shifts in your work hours
  • Travel long distances with time changes
  • Have an inactive lifestyle
  • Are African American; research shows that African Americans take longer to fall asleep, don't sleep as well, and have more sleep-related breathing problems than whites.
What other problems can Insomnia cause?

Insomnia can cause daytime sleepiness and a lack of energy. It also can make you feel anxious, depressed, or irritable. You may have trouble focusing on tasks, paying attention, learning, and remembering. Insomnia also can cause other serious problems. For example, it could make you may feel drowsy while driving. This could cause you get into a car accident.

How is Insomnia diagnosed?

To diagnose Insomnia, your health care provider

  • Takes your medical history
  • Asks for your sleep history. Your provider will ask you for details about your sleep habits.
  • Does a physical exam, to rule out other medical problems that might cause Insomnia
  • May recommend a sleep study. A sleep study measures how well you sleep and how your body responds to sleep problems.
What are the treatments for Insomnia?

Treatments include lifestyle changes, counseling, and medicines:

  • Lifestyle changes, including good sleep habits, often help relieve acute (short-term) Insomnia. These changes might make it easier for you to fall asleep and stay asleep.
  • A type of counseling called cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) can help relieve the anxiety linked to chronic (ongoing) Insomnia
  • Several medicines also can help relieve your Insomnia and allow you to re-establish a regular sleep schedule

If your Insomnia is the symptom or side effect of another problem, it's important to treat that problem (if possible).

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Lithium Insomnia 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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