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(also known as Eskalith, Lithobid)
Lithium salts such as lithium carbonate, lithium citrate, and lithium orotate are mood stabilizers. They are used in the treatment of bipolar disorder, since unlike most other mood altering drugs, they counteract both mania and depression. Lithium can also be used to augment other antidepressant drugs. It is also somet... more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Bipolar Disorder
4716
73%
Depression
233
79%
Bipolar Disorder - Teen
94
86%
Anxiety
30
80%
Personality Disorders
26
81%
Overall, 74% (5228 Members) find Lithium helpful
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Lithium Reviews

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Lifesaver.
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Was very close to being toxic taken immediatly oof that
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Love it.
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took it for about a year.. though tit was working.. not on anything right now due to trying to get apointment with psychiatrist
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I really don't remember
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I haven't had a major manic or depressive episode since taking it. On the other hand it's like someone turn on the lights and I realized I was living in a different world than those around me.
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My first med. Was young and drank. Got high. Did acid. Didn't give it a chance.
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llevels all over the place, noncompliance, apathetic, addictions, inhouse treatment facilities, not good med for me
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It worked but brought on hyothroidism in me.
Working / Worked
moods are still cycling quickly but not as rapid as they were. now its more like 3-4 days of cycling, instead of 1-2.
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Discussions

  1. Discussion: Lithium
    I just got Lithium added into my dosage of Amitriptaline, Prozac, and Lotuda. What is Lithium like? Does anyone know about side effects or have any ex... [More]
  2. Discussion: Lithium shakes?
    I think that the doseage was about 300 mgs of Eskalith that the doctor prescribed when I got out of the hospital. I have the shakes, so he is ta... [More]
  3. Discussion: Lithium
    Well, I got Lithium to try tonight! [More]
  4. Discussion: Lithium
    I'm on abilify and lithium. Lithium makes me feel calmer, helps with my anxiety. Good stuff so far :) [More]
  5. Discussion: Lithium
    I take lithium and it is a miracle drug for me. I had to have dose lowerd because of frequent urination. I take 900mg of lithium with saphris, lexapro... [More]