Lithium is used to treat manic-depressive disorders and the manic phase of affective disorders, including mania. The therapeutic window is relatively small. Therapeutic drug monitoring is useful to optimize dose and avoid toxicity.
Inform your doctor if you are on any medications, have any allergies or underlying medical conditions before your Lithium. Your doctor will give specific instructions depending on your condition on how to prepare for Lithium.
|OTHER||All age groups||> 1.5meq/L is toxic|