Short term use of antidepressants and lithium and hypnosis offer limited help.
He was hospitalized for several weeks, finally diagnosed as manic-depressive, and prescribed lithium .
Other agents, such as lithium , neuroleptics, trazadone and benzodiazepines, have not proved effective.
The patients may become unnecessarily worried with the result that they discontinue the lithium .
The current treatment for bipolar disorder is mood stabilizers such as lithium and anticonvulsants.
Personally, I would like to see neither battery used in the long run and we move to the lithium battery, because lithium is the lightest metal.
Patients who are prescribed lithium must be told about the increased risk of motor vehicle crashes.
Like hydrogen and helium, lithium was made in the big bang.
Thus, lithium is the drug of choice when a mood-stabilizing medication must be used in pregnancy.
If lithium is abruptly discontinued during the manic phase, relapse may occur within several days.