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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guineapig's Lithium Carbonate History (Stopped)
300 mg Daily Jan 10, 2004 - May 10, 2005
Stopped Doctor's advice May 10, 2005

guineapig's Lithium Carbonate is for…

  • bipolar disorder

guineapig has not reported any side effects for Lithium Carbonate.

Evaluations


May 10, 2005

Dosage
300 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bipolar disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take