Lithobid

Active Ingredient(s): Lithium
FDA Approved: * April 27, 1979
Pharm Company: * JDS PHARMS
Category: Bipolar Disorder

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Lithobid Overview

Lithium compounds, also known as lithium salts, are primarily used as a psychiatric medication.[2] This includes the treatment of major depressive disorder that does not improve following the use of other antidepressants, and bipolar disorder.[2] In these disorders, it reduces the risk of suicide.[3] Lithium is taken by mouth.[2] Common side effects include increased urination, shakiness of the hands, and increased thirst. ...

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Is it safe to take during pregnancy

I'm wondering how safe Lithobid is to take while pregnant. ## i take amoxicillin syncloxil and iberet folic together when pregnant is a really safe? ## i take amoxicillin syncloxil and iberet folic together when i pregnant is a really safe? ## There are some risks to taking Lithobid during pregnancy, which could include heart defects, so you should only take it, if your doctor is closely monitoring you and the babies heart, according to current FDA warnings. Yes, Nadja and Addeth, both of these medications are generally considered to be safe during pregnancy, but you only take them, if a medical professional has told you to do so. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash. Is there anything else I c...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Lithium
  • Capsule: 150mg, 300mg, 600mg
  • Syrup: 300mg(8meq)/5ml
  • Tablet: 300mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 300mg, 450mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Lithobid: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 62559-280 Lithobid 300 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated, Extended Release by Ani Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 68968-4492 Lithobid 300 mg Extended Release Tablet by Noven Therapeutics, LLC

Other drugs which contain Lithium or a similar ingredient: (2 results)






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