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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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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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and the white generic tablets have always upset my stomach...
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" I've been taking lithium carbonate tablets for over seven years, and the white generic tablets have always upset my stomach. The peach lithobid seem to be fine, but I used to need a compazine to go... "

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take the ever wonderful lithium carbonate - slightly a...
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" Any manic depressives here? I doubt it would be rare 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... "

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from Lithobid (brand) to generic lithium carbonate ER. My...
" ...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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been taking Lithium Carbonate, Lithobid or Eskalith for...
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" I have been taking Lithium Carbonate, Lithobid or Eskalith for over 28 ...was advised by my Psychiatrist to discontinue the lithium all together. I also take Zoloft and Wellbutrin. I have been off the... "

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it so now we are on lithium carbonate---is that the same...
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" ...godsend!! 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 straight ...been slight. My son has a tremor... "

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

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My pill bottle says I take lithium carbonate cr and it is a...
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" ...is just a generic of lithobid. My pill bottle says I take lithium carbonate cr and it is a substitute for lithobid.... "

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am on 1200mg lithium carbonate SR and had a nasty time last...
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" I am on 1200mg lithium carbonate SR and had a nasty time last week with ...my experience, sounds like the Lithobid. I swear, no matter how... "

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that feeling after taking my lithobid, but it doesn't last...
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" ...to litho carb. I felt somewhat agitated, but the biggest problem ...even had that feeling after taking my lithobid, but it doesn't last for ...very long. Hope this helps. I would strongly suggest lithobid... "

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now use lithium carbonate and adore it! Unfortunately, I...
| www.crazymeds.us
" My pdoc said Lithobid is no longer available. I used to take that ...at all. I now use lithium carbonate and adore it! Unfortunately, I don't have a side to side comparison of Lithobid and the... "

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