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  Eskalith (Lithium Carbonate) drug description - prescription drugs and medications at RxList
Lithium carbonate is a white, light alkaline powder with molecular formula Li and molecular weight 73.89.
Lithium is an element of the alkali-metal group with atomic number 3, atomic weight 6.94 and an emission line at 671 nm on the flame photometer.
Lithium carbonate controlled release tablets 450 mg are designed to release a portion of the dose initially and the remainder gradually; the release pattern of the controlled release tablets reduces the variability in lithium blood levels seen with the immediate release dosage forms.
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  Lithium Minerals,Lithium Carbonate,Natural Lithium,Lithium Information
Lithium hydroxide and lithium onropound of lithium hydride yields 22.5 cubic feet of gas and that of lithium boro-hydride 66 cubic feet.
Lithium minerals are mainly utilized in the manufacture of lithium carbonate which is the starting point for the manufacture of various chemicals which are used in lubricating greases, ceramics, air-conditioning and refrigeration, alkaline storage battery, bearing and welding aluminium, bleaching, chlorination of water in swimming pools and several other purposes.
Lithium hydroxide is used for absorbing carbon dioxide in submarines and as a constituent of respirators.
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A lithium salt mixture is recovered and shipped to another facililty that recovers pure lithium carbonate from the impure mixture of lithium salts.
The lithium carbonate is then sold back to the battery manufacturers.
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 Lithium carbonate patient advice including side effects
Lithium carbonate is used to treat the manic episodes of manic-depressive illness, a condition in which a person's mood swings from depression to excessive excitement.
Once the mania subsides, Lithium carbonate treatment may be continued over the long term, at a somewhat lower dosage, to prevent or reduce the intensity of future manic episodes.
Lithium carbonate appears in breast milk and is considered potentially harmful to a nursing infant.
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 Lithium carbonate Information on Healthline
Lithium is taken either as lithium carbonate tablets or capsules or as lithium citrate syrup.
Lithium should not be used or used only with very close physician supervision by people with kidney impairment, heart disease, and other conditions that affect sodium balance.
Lithium tremor is an irregular, non-rhythmic twitching of the arms and legs that is variable in both intensity and frequency.
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 Lithium Carbonate, Eskalith, Lithane, Lithobid Pharmacology - HealthyPlace.com
Lithium (Eskalith, Eskalith-Cr, Lithane, Lithium, Lithobid, Lithonate, Lithotabs) should generally not be given to patients with significant renal or cardiovascular disease, severe debilitation or dehydration, or sodium depletion, since the risk of lithium toxicity is very high in such patients.
Nursing should not be undertaken during lithium therapy except in rare and unusual circumstances where, in the view of the physician, the potential benefits to the mother outweigh possible hazards to the child.
Lithium is primarily excreted in urine with insignificant excretion in feces.
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 The Lithium Family - The Good, The Bad and The Funny. From People Who Have Taken These Crazy Meds...and SCIENCE!
Lithium has been in use since the early 1800s, has been used to treat psychiatric ailments since the 1880s, and was first used for manic-depression in 1947, and approved by the FDA to treat bipolar disorder in 1970, thus the first of the many off-label meds used to treat bipolar disorder.
The therapeutic level of lithium is somewhere between 0.6 and 1.2, and that can vary not only person to person but also depending on factors in each individual's life, such as various stresses and even the season of the year.
Lithium is tough on your kidneys and thyroid.
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 MedlinePlus Drug Information: Lithium
Lithium is used to treat and prevent episodes of mania (frenzied, abnormally excited mood) in people with bipolar disorder (manic depressive disorder; a disease that causes episodes of depression, episodes of mania, and other abnormal moods).
Lithium is in a class of medications called antimanic agents.
Lithium is also sometimes used to treat certain blood disorders, depression, schizophrenia (a mental illness that causes disturbed or unusual thinking, loss of interest in life, and strong or inappropriate emotions), disorders of impulse control (inability to resist the urge to perform a harmful action), and certain mental illnesses in children.
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 Psych Central Reviews - Lithium carbonate
Lithium is used to treat people with bipolar disorder (extreme mood changes from depression or anger to elation).
Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to lithium, aspirin, tartrazine (a yellow dye in some processed foods and drugs), or any other drugs.
Lithium has helped me control my bipolar disorder.
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 Arch Gen Psychiatry -- Abstract: Lithium carbonate addition in tricyclic antidepressant-resistant unipolar depression. ...
Arch Gen Psychiatry -- Abstract: Lithium carbonate addition in tricyclic antidepressant-resistant unipolar depression.
Correlations with the neurobiologic actions of tricyclic antidepressant drugs and lithium ion on the serotonin system, December 1983, de Montigny et al.
Lithium carbonate addition in tricyclic antidepressant-resistant unipolar depression.
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 Lithium Carbonate, Eskalith, Lithane, Lithobid Pharmacology - HealthyPlace.com
Lithium (Eskalith, Eskalith-Cr, Lithane, Lithium, Lithobid, Lithonate, Lithotabs) should generally not be given to patients with significant renal or cardiovascular disease, severe debilitation or dehydration, or sodium depletion, since the risk of lithium toxicity is very high in such patients.
Nursing should not be undertaken during lithium therapy except in rare and unusual circumstances where, in the view of the physician, the potential benefits to the mother outweigh possible hazards to the child.
Lithium is primarily excreted in urine with insignificant excretion in feces.
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Lithium is an element, the lightest alkali metal, which is combined with CO3 to form a salt — lithium carbonate - when it is used as a drug.
Lithium is not a sedative, euphoriant or depressant, and it can be taken at the same time as other medications such as tranquilizers or antidepressants.
Lithium is extracted from the brine by solar evaporation, precipitation of Group 2 elements if necessary, and precipiation of lithium carbonate by addition of sodium carbonate to the hot brine.
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 Carilion - Lithium carbonate
Lithium carbonate (Eskalith, Lithane, and Lithobid) is effective in balancing mood in people with bipolar disorder.
Lithium carbonate is a salt and acts like other salts (such as sodium) in the body.
You will need to learn how to keep your lithium carbonate blood levels at a safe and effective level and to recognize the signs of high lithium carbonate, which include drowsiness, muscle twitching, and diarrhea.
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 Lithium
Lithium carbonate is a chemical compound of lithium and carbonate, that is used as a mood stabilizer in psychiatric treatment of manic states and bipolar disorder.
Lithium is prescribed for children, over the age of 12 years, and adults.
Lithium carbonate is sold as Carbolith®, Cibalith-S®, Duralith®, Eskalith®, Lithane®, Lithizine®, Lithobid®, Lithonate® and Lithotabs®.
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 Lithium-Orotate
One of the main reasons people use lithium orotate instead of the pharmaceutical forms of lithium carbonate or lithium citrate is because of their potential for lithium toxicity and because of their numerous side effects.
Lithium orotate, on the other hand, is completely non-toxic, very safe in all respects, has no side effects, and is effective for an estimated 70% to 80% of individuals who try it.
A standard dose of lithium carbonate (for bipolar disorder) might typically be from 600mg to 1200mg daily.
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Lithium has also been used to treat people with schizophrenia in cases where changes in thinking happen at the same time as a mood change that looks like either mania or depression.
Lithium may be prescribed by itself or along with other medications to help manage your Bipolar mood symptoms.
If lithium is used during pregnancy, use of the lowest possible dose, close monitoring of serum levels, and appropriate monitoring of the baby are recommended.
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 Lithium Carbonate
Individuals using lithium should be advised to maintain adequate sodium and fluid intake and to avoid substantial changes in either.
Ultimately the interaction of lithium and Momordica, and its effect on blood sugar levels, is uncertain and some attendant risk for adverse effects deserves consideration, especially among diabetics or those with hypoglycemia.
Individuals taking lithium who are concerned about how their diet may be interacting with their medication should consult their prescribing physician, pharmacist and/or a healthcare professional trained in nutritional therapies.
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 NAMI | Lithium
Lithium is used to even out the highs (mania) and lows (depression) in mood associated with of bipolar disorder.
For example, exposure to lithium during the first three months of pregnancy is associated with a slightly increased risk of "Ebstein’s Anomaly", a heart valve defect.
The risk to a baby which is exposed to lithium during the first three months of pregnancy is between 1 in every 2,000 (0.05%) to 1 in every 1,000 (0.1%) births.
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 Lithium — Medical information regarding this treatment for bipolar and depressive disorders on MedicineNet.com
Lithium is a positively charged element or particle that is similar to sodium and potassium.
Lithium's effects usually begin within one week of starting treatment, and the full effect is seen by 2 to 3 weeks.
Blood concentrations of lithium may need to be measured for 4 to 7 days after an NSAID is either added or stopped during lithium therapy.
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 Lithium carbonate
Lithium is used to treat the mania, and to stabilise mood after an acute episode of mood swings to decrease the frequency and intensity of these episodes.
Lithium is also used to treat recurrent depression that has not been responsive to other antidepressants, and aggressive and self-harming or self-mutilating behaviour, though not all brands of lithium are licensed for these two uses.
This is often referred to as lithium toxicity, and you should be aware of the warning signs of this.
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With Lithium Carbonate or any other prescription medication, it is advisable to first discuss all your possibilities with your doctor before you decide on taking any prescription medication.
You may not be able to take Lithium Carbonate if you have certain allergies and conditions or are taking other medications that may cause serious side effects when used with Lithium Carbonate.
If you are satisfied with the information from your doctor about Lithium Carbonate, and you have decided to take the medication, the next step is for your doctor to write you a prescription for Lithium Carbonate.
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 Massive overdoses with sustained-release lithium carbonate preparations: pharmacokinetic model based on two case ...
Massive overdoses with sustained-release lithium carbonate preparations: pharmacokinetic model based on two case studies -- Friedberg et al.
Massive overdoses with sustained-release lithium carbonate preparations: pharmacokinetic model based on two case studies
patient presented shortly after ingesting 74 g of lithium carbonate.
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An equally concerning question is the high level of lithium oxide supplied as lithium carbonate.
Lithium carbonate has been accused of giving strange behavior to the fired glaze.
Some potters have seen both crazing and shivering on the same pot when sourcing lithium from lithium carbonate.
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Lithium is used to treat the manic stage of bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness).
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