What is Lithane?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Lithium Carbonate

This is a brand of lithium carbonate. Lithium 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.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Lithane

Side effect Patients
Makes me very edgy 1

Why patients stopped taking Lithane

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Lithane

Duration

Stopped taking Lithane

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Lithane after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Lamotrigine (Lamictal) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Lithane.