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Bipolar disorder or bipolar Affect (psychology) disorder, historically known as manic?depressive disorder, is a Classific...
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Other name: Lithobid (Lithobid)
Other name: Lithium Carbonate (Lithium Carbonate)
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Lithium carbonate is a chemical compound of lithium, carbon, and oxygen with the chemical formula Li2CO3. This colorless Salt (chemistry) is widely used in the processing of metal oxides and has received attention for its use in psychiatry. It is found i...
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Lithium pharmacology refers to use of the lithium ion, Li+, as a drug. A number of chemical Salt (chemistry) of lithium are used medically as a mood stabilizer Medication, primarily in the treatment of bipolar disorder, where they have a role in the trea...
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About Lithium Carbonate
Lithium carbonate is a chemical compound of lithium, carbon, and oxygen with the chemical formula Li2CO3. This colorless Salt (chemistry) is widely used in the processing of metal oxides and has received attention for its use in psychiatry. It is found i...
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Lithium pharmacology refers to use of the lithium ion, Li+, as a drug. A number of chemical Salt (chemistry) of lithium are used medically as a mood stabilizer Medication, primarily in the treatment of bipolar disorder, where they have a role in the trea...
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" ...this, I am suffering GI side effects of trying, YET AGAIN, to switch from Lithobid (brand) to generic lithium carbonate ER. My pharmacy ran out of brand and desiring to avoid the high... "

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" ...Carbonate, Lithobid ...to discontinue the lithium all together. I also take Zoloft and Wellbutrin. I have been off the Lithium for almost 3 weeks and have not experienced any noticeable side... "

" ...We were on eskalith but apparently they stopped making it so now we are on lithium carbonate---is that the same as lithobid? I'm not getting a ...slight. My son has a tremor but only sometimes... "

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" Why do you take Lithobid in place of Lithium Orotate? ...beneficial effects not the same? Lithium carbonate seems much worse on the... "

" I am on 1200mg lithium carbonate SR and had a nasty ...other meds, it from my experience, sounds like the Lithobid. I swear, no matter how much water I drank... "

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" ...I felt somewhat agitated, but ...that feeling after taking my lithobid, but it doesn't last for very long. Hope this helps. I would strongly suggest lithobid if lithium carbonate is not going... "

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" My pdoc said Lithobid is no longer available. I ...at all. I now use lithium carbonate and adore it! Unfortunately, I ...side to side comparison of Lithobid and the... "

" Lithium vs. lithobid side effects\ Our dd is currently taking generic lithium carbonate and has frequent diahrrea and stomach cramps in ...of the lithium. Is Lithobid just as bad? She has just... "

" Lithium vs. lithobid side effects Our dd is currently taking generic lithium carbonate and has frequent diahrrea and stomach cramps in ...of the lithium. Is Lithobid just as bad? She has just... "

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" ...was on Lithium Carbonate for 3.5 years once ...that's the same as Lithobid. For me, it was ...that you're hearing? What is Lithobid compared to plain old lithium carbonate? What kinds of... "

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