lithium shakes need advice

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   Posted 8/20/2006 2:53 PM (GMT -6)   
take lots of meds but main problem is lithium i have terrible shakes because of doc whom i dont get on with says there are to options reduce the lithium or put up with it,well i cannot reduce it because i fell worser if i do he says there are no meds witch can help is there any meds also my blood level is fine i take 1200mg thanks.

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   Posted 8/21/2006 6:39 AM (GMT -6)   
HI gaz that was gonna be my question your lithium levels ........hmm I wish I had the answer for you and I am sure others will be along to help out this is a great forum with plenty of support .....sorry I couldnt be more help.........Take care and God Bless......Lyn
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   Posted 8/21/2006 12:20 PM (GMT -6)   
I myself have the Lithium shakes, but they can get worse depending on the other meds you are on ( I currently am on 5 different ones) so can I ask what else you take?
Hang in there-

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   Posted 8/23/2006 9:56 PM (GMT -6)   
There are other medications for Bipolar now.  Lithium was I think the first one and it sure helps a lot of people.  I am on Depakote and that works great.  I shake too, but I was told Depakote wasn't causing that.  See if he has something to help with the shakiness problem.  Seroquel sure made me shake more.  Had to go off that one.
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