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Asked in Metal and Alloys
Is lithium dangerous?
Lithium can be dangerous if it is in medication form because is can cause medical problems, or can be abused. Lithium can be dangerous if it is in medication form because is can cause medical problems, or can be abused. Lithium can be dangerous if it is in medication form because is can cause medical problems, or can be abused. ...
Asked in Medication and Drugs
Is lithium medication the same lithium in batteries?
Well, somewhere in lithium medication there are lithium molecules. But you can't suck on a battery instead of taking your medicine. Likewise the medicine won't deliver any electricity. ...
Is it safe to take Depakote and Lithium together?
Yes, it is safe to take Depakote and Lithium together. Lithium is a first line agent used to treat bipolar disorder. It usually takes 7 to 14 days to take effect and reach it's therapeutic levels of 0.8 to 1.4 mEq/L. During that time, a physician will usually prescribe another medication to treat symptoms more rapidly. Depakote, an antiepileptic drug, is usually the first drug to be prescribed in conjunction with Lithium. Depakote will relieve symptoms during the 7 to 14 days...
Is there a better way of curing mood swingselation and mania other than using lithium?
Lithium is a good medication because it is inexpensive. It does not cause a lot of horrible side effects, and around 75 percent of bipolars have very good results with it. However, if it does not work for you, there are still other medicines to try. Some examples include Depakote, Lamictal, and Tegretol. ...
Asked in Science
What metal sizzles and floats in water and is also used for mental medication?
Lithium is the metal. It isn't used for mental medication, but its compounds are. People often call the medicine lithium, but it's not chemically correct. ...
What happens when you suddenly stop taking depakote risperdal and lithium carbonate?
Depakote, Risperdal and lithium carbonate are medicines that work directly on brain activity. The sudden cessation of many drugs that work on brain activity can cause seizures and withdrawal and may be potentially fatal. Prescription medicine should not be changed without consulting a physician familiar with your personal history. ...
Can your 13 year old daughter take Strattera and lithium?
A child who is on lithium needs to be monitored carefully before starting Strattera. This drug can trigger depression and my not be appropriate for someone who is taking a medication such as lithium. ...
Asked in Metal and Alloys
What will happened if you stop lithium medication?
if you did not take the medication then i would expect them to have mood swings their personality will completely change i would urge them to go to the hospital but it would depend on how long they did not have their medication. ...
What are the most popular medications prescribed to people with bipolar disorder?
It has changed over time, but the prefered ones are Depakote, Lithium, Lamictal, and any of the atypical antipsychotics. ...
Asked in Elements and Compounds
Is lithium the medication the same as the element lithium?
Yes, and no. Medical lithium does contain actual lithium, but not in its elemental form. It is given in the form of lithium carbonate an alkaline salt somewhat similar to washing soda (sodium carbonate). Lithium compounds such as this are usually stable and relatively benign. As an element lithium is a soft, light, and highly reactive metal. This reactivity makes elemental lithium impractical and even dangerous for everyday use. ...
Is electroconvulsive therapy the most common treatment for bipolar disorder?
By no means. It is a last resort. Lithium, Depakote and other pharmaceutical therapy is the most common treatment by far. ...