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What is lithium carbonate for?

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Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Lithium carbonate: Lithium carbonate is most frequently prescribed to treat lability in bipolar disorder, as well as schizoaffective disorder. It can be used to augment treatment in major depression as well.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Bipolar: Lithium is one of many mood stabilizers used to treat bipolar do. Other possibilities include depakote, lamictal, tegretol, trileptal, seroquel, abilify, (aripiprazole) etc.
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