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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 2,830 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2 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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What patients are saying about Lithium Carbonate vs. Lithobid

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been taking Lithium Carbonate, Lithobid or Eskalith for...
...Lithium Carbonate, Lithobid or ...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 effec...
it so now we are on lithium carbonate---is that the same...
...the med that finally stabilized my son by getting rid of the depression---what a godsend!!  ...it so now we are on lithium carbonate---is that the same as lithobid?  I'm not getting ...son ha...
do you take Lithobid in place of Lithium Orotate? Is the...
Why do you take Lithobid in place of Lithium Orotate? ...beneficial effects not the same? Lithium carbonate seems much worse on the...
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...
am on 1200mg lithium carbonate SR and had a nasty time last...
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...
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 ...of the lithium.  Is Lithobid just as bad?  She has just...
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 ...of the lithium.  Is Lithobid just as bad?  She has just...
was on Lithium Carbonate for 3.5 years once and for almost...
...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 ...
soar, I've been on lithobid for at least 10 years now, and...
Hi soar, I've been on lithobid for at least 10 years ...on eskalith, and it was lithium carbonate, before that. It's been a ...19 years that I've been on some type of lithium. I have also been...
I started it. I take lithobid (slow release) as I can't...
...I started it. I take lithobid (slow release) as I can't handle the lithium carbonate because I am med ...I believe now that lithobid was in essence ...Colin, could the zoloft cause the mood...
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