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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

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Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Disorder - Teen
Personality Disorders
Overall, 74% (5061 Members) find Lithium helpful

Lithium Reviews

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Just began 2 weeks ago. I feel it is working
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Lithium worked very well. It was almost a miracle drug. I had to stop taking it because my hair started falling out and I had severe lower GI pain. The need for blood work monitoring is a downside, but I found it worth it for how stable I felt.
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My staple.
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It works very well for my manias. Not too much for my depressions. The only terrible side effect I experience is cystic ACNE.
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Started off amazing then it got worse in a month and a half
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Helps with mania but not so much with depression
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Truly best mood stabilizer for me. Feel no side effects, no weight gain
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Stopped because I was shaking so badly and it took away my creativity.
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for now it seems to be working for me
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Didn't work
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