Lithium

Overview

Categories

Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Lithium's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

0.4 to 1.2 mg0.8 (0.8)24 hourlyPOFor first 5-7 days. Initial dose then adjusted according to serum lithium estinations.
1.5 to 2 g1.8 (1.75)24 hourlyPOFor 5-7 days for acute mania.

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

Not recommended for this age group

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

No data regarding the neonatal dosage details of Lithium is available.

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Lithium

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