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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Can Lithium carbonate cause blotches of rashes on legs and ribcage?

Hi , I have been on 300 mlgs of lithium carbonate for over a year , now all the sudden im getting blotches of rash on both legs and on the sides of my ribcage where my arms hand down ? the rash is like hard itchy goose pimples with a red skin within it
Mon, 9 Feb 2015
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YES. Lithium carbonate is known to cause the eruption of rash which looks like pimples. Do you have any other problem?
Kindly consult your doctor he might change yhe medication.
Best regarsd.
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