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Posted by: Strawberrys | 2003/01/08

SIDE EFFECTS OF LITHIUM

hi, you said that you would be able to list the potential side effects of lithium. To be taken for Cluster Headaches. Please could you kindly do that for me. Thanks

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Strawberrys, the following are side effects that may occur at therapeutic levels of lithium.
Fatigue, muscular weakness, fine hand tremor, slurred speech, thirst and frequent urination & nausea.
Diarrhoea, vomiting, drowsiness, muscular weakness and lack of co-ordination may be early signs of lithium intoxication. At higher levels ataxia, giddiness, tinnitus, blurred vision and a large output of dilute urine may be seen.

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