Is lithium related to my pain?

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   Posted 3/4/2007 6:16 PM (GMT -6)   
Every since I upped my lithium dose today I can hardly move. All my joints, muscles and both sides hurt. Is this a side effect of the Lithium?

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   Posted 3/5/2007 5:37 AM (GMT -6)   

Yes , please phone your doctor and tell them about your symptoms if you haven't already , but do not stop taking your medication.

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   Posted 3/5/2007 10:55 AM (GMT -6)   
I had my lithium upped last October. It knocked me out. I was sleeping all the time, I could barely move. You should call your doctor for sure, but just to let you know, those symptoms only lasted a few weeks for me. They just wore off.
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