Lithium Carbonate

About Lithium Carbonate (Prescription Drug)

Lithium carbonate is used to treat and prevent episodes of mania in people with bipolar disorder (manic depressive disorder). Lithium is in a class of medications called antimanic agents, which work by decreasing abnormal activity in the brain. Read more

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sunshine1's Lithium Carbonate History (Ongoing)
600 mg Daily Mar 14, 2008 - Last Update

sunshine1's Lithium Carbonate is for…

  • Bipolar Disorder

sunshine1's side effects of Lithium Carbonate…

  • Tremor in hands Sep 30, 2008

Evaluations


Sep 30, 2008

Dosage
600 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Bipolar Disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Tremor in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips
push fluids,know and pay attention to any side effects, call MD immediately
Cost
< $25 monthly