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Lithium Carbonate vs. Lithobid for Bipolar Disorder

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Lithium Carbonate

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Other Names: Lithobid   Eskalith   Priadel   Eskalith CR

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Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 2,768 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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that feeling after taking my lithobid, but it doesn't last...
...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...
Would a switch to brand name Lithobid help with this? Or...
...have had two trial of Lithium ER in the generic lithium carbonate formulation. Both times had very bad GI problems - mainly diarrhea. Would a switch to brand name Lithobid help with this? Or is ...
currently taking generic lithium carbonate and has frequent...
Lithium vs. lithobid side effects\ Our dd is currently taking generic lithium carbonate and has frequent diahrrea and stomach cramps in ...effect of the lithium.  Is Lithobid just as bad?  She has...
I take the ever wonderful lithium carbonate - slightly...
...in a community like this. I'm very manic right now - in the last month - i probably have only went to bed about 1/4 of the nights. But i really can't complain - its much better than being depress...
was on Lithium Carbonate for 3.5 years once and for almost...
I was on Lithium Carbonate for 3.5 years once and ...if that's the same as Lithobid. For me, it was gatorade ...that you're hearing? What is Lithobid compared to plain old...
soar, I've been on lithobid for at least 10 years now, and...
...lithobid ...lithium carbonate, ...for over a year too. There have been other meds that I have tryed, but I stick with the ones I've been on for so long. I know the ativan isn't that good for ...
I started it. I take lithobid (slow release) as I can't...
...that lithobid was in essence a mood stabilizer and it cleared up the late afternoon foggy feeling I had on the AD by itself. I tried to cut down my lithium to one a day and felt foggy after a few...
pdoc changed him to lithobid and put him back down to 900...
...the exact amount of the lithium carbonate but at 900 mg/day he ...of the range. He was sick the whole time ...on that dosage so pdoc changed him to lithobid and put him back down to 900 mg/da...
Did the doc give you lithium carbonate or lithobid? To me,...
...need sodium if you are taking lithium. Did the doc give you lithium carbonate or lithobid? To me, there is a ...did like the feeling coming off remeron though. All that sponginess...
which i have been taking for almost 3 weeks. i feel bett...
...a while. The Lithobid is a timed release form of Lithium Carbonate. It releases the ...or II) and prescribed lithobid, which i have been taking for almost 3 weeks. i feel better already, b...
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