Lithium vs Prozac for Bipolar Disorder

Lithium
Prozac
Other name: Lithium Citrate Lithium Citrate
Other name: Fluoxetine HCl Fluoxetine HCl
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Bipolar Disorder
2.7
Concern level
3.4
Helpfulness
for Bipolar Disorder
2.0
Concern level
3.0
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Lithium (from Greek: lithos, "stone") is a chemical element with the symbol Li and atomic number 3. It is a soft, silver-white metal belonging to the alkali metal group of chemical elements. Under standard conditions it is the lightest metal and the leas...
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Prozac (generic name: fluoxetine) is is an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) antidepressant that increases serotonin in the brain. It is indicated for depression, obses...
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Top Concerns
Lit
Weight Gain
8
Psychosis
4
Tiredness
4
Shaking
3
Insomnia
3
Mood Swings
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Restlessness
2
Irritability
2
Suicidal behavior
2
Top Concerns
Pro
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Addiction
3
Nausea
3
Suicidal behavior
3
Dizziness
2
Suicide
2
Sexual Dysfunction
2
Numbness
2
Suicidal Thoughts
2
Psychosis
1
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Psychosis
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4
1
Tiredness
Lit
Pro
4
0
Shaking
Lit
Pro
3
0
Insomnia
Lit
Pro
3
0
Mood Swings
Lit
Pro
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Lit
Pro
2
9
Restlessness
Lit
Pro
2
0
Irritability
Lit
Pro
2
0
Suicidal behavior
Lit
Pro
2
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pro
Lit
9
2
Addiction
Pro
Lit
3
0
Nausea
Pro
Lit
3
0
Suicidal behavior
Pro
Lit
3
2
Dizziness
Pro
Lit
2
0
Suicide
Pro
Lit
2
0
Sexual Dysfunction
Pro
Lit
2
0
Numbness
Pro
Lit
2
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Pro
Lit
2
0
Psychosis
Pro
Lit
1
4
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About Lithium
Lithium (from Greek: lithos, "stone") is a chemical element with the symbol Li and atomic number 3. It is a soft, silver-white metal belonging to the alkali metal group of chemical elements. Under standard conditions it is the lightest metal and the leas...
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Lithium
About Prozac
Fluoxetine (also known by the tradenames Prozac, Sarafem, Fontex) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. In combination with olanzapine ...
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