What is Lithium Orotate?

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Lithium orotate is a lithium salt of pyrimidinecarboxylic acid and lithium. In this form it is said to be more utilizable than lithium carbonate. Lithium orotate is sold as a dietary supplement.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 10 0
Major depressive disorder 6 3
Bipolar II disorder 5 2
Bipolar I disorder 3 0
Bipolar manic episodes 2 0
Depressed mood 2 0

Show all 19 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 0
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Lithium Orotate

Side effect Patients
Anxious mood 1
Swelling in lower extremities 1
Vivid dreams 1
Weight gain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Lithium Orotate

Dosage Patients
5 mg daily 2
10 mg daily 2
15 mg daily 2
4.8 mg daily 1
5 mg twice daily 1
10 mg twice daily 1
200 mg daily 1
350 mg twice daily 1
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Lithium Orotate

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 5
Did not seem to work 4
Side effects too severe 3
Doctor's advice 1
See all 11 patients who've stopped taking Lithium Orotate

Duration

Currently taking Lithium Orotate

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 3
1 - 2 years 4
2 - 5 years 4
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Lithium Orotate

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 7
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 8
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 3
Not specified 4
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Lithium Orotate.