I am at a point were I am starting HIV medicaitons I am considering using steroids to increase my muscle mass to help fight the HIV as as well as anti retrovirals I am taking Lithium and aware of the possible side effects of steroid use .
I am wondering if taking Lithium will combat… this or can it drive me into … mania.. I am also concerned of the effects on my liver ? I plan to use this as a short term remedy.
I have lost a lot of weight … from 175 — to 132 and now back up to 150 … i am 5’8″ .
In the past I had Bipolar, HIV and HEP C and i am taking Lithium 300 mg x 4. Thanks.