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Shooting pains below groin below belly buttonOn med for UTI said I had nitride in urine. Is this what the pain is from. Been to Dr 3x any suggestion?

Shooting pains below groin below belly buttonOn med for UTI said I had nitride in urine. Is this what the pain is from. Been to Dr 3x any suggestion?

Possibly: Urinary tract infections should get better with 24 to 48 hours of the antibiotic. Did they do a urine culture? If worsening pain going to your doctor for a check up or second opinion at an urgent or Emergency room might be helpful. Good luck ...Read more

Lithium (Definition)

Chemically, lithium is a light, soft, alkali metal. It's very highly reactive, so that in nature it's only found in compound form. It's useful in batteries. As a medication, Lithium Carbonate and citrate can be used to stabilize mood in people with bipolar disorder. In these people it can help with both mania and depression. Blood level monitoring is ...Read more


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What is lithium used for?

What is lithium used for?

Lithium Carbonate: (LiCO3) is an older tx for bi-polar disorder, better managing the highs than the lows, from my experience. If your question is about Lithium in general, there are lots of uses, at large. Wikipedia actually has a good description of these, keeping in mind, this is Wikipedia... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithium ...Read more

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Can lithium be used for insomnia?

Can lithium be used for insomnia?

Not directly: Sleep disturbance is an important part of bipolar disorder, for which lithium is a longstanding and effective treatment. By evening out the mood disturbance, lithium can normalize sleep pattern. But in this way it's taken daily, and is not helpful as an "as needed" sleep medication for non-bipolar people. ...Read more

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What are some of the drugs used to replace lithium treatments?

What are some of the drugs used to replace lithium treatments?

Mood stabilizers?: As always it is best to discuss medication options with your prescribing physician. Lithium has other uses but as a mood stabilizer in bipolar disorder, other options might include lamictal, trileptal, depakote, tegretol, abilify, geodon, seroquel, zyprexa, saphris (asenapine) and Latuda (no fda approval on this one yet, but data look very nice). ...Read more

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What are wellbutrin (bupropion) sr and lithium used for?

What are wellbutrin (bupropion) sr and lithium used for?

Mood : Wellbutrin (bupropion) is an antidepressant, it has minimal to zero anti anxiety effect, it is also used in smoking cessation. Lithium is a mood stabilizer used in bipolar d/o as well as depression, it is also used as an "anti aggressive" behavior medication and in intermittent explosive disorder at times. ...Read more

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Why do I feel so shaky on lithium.

Why do I feel so shaky on lithium.

Lithium: Common side effect to some forms of lithium, such as the lithium carbonate. Talk to your doctor about possible other forms of lithium such as the long acting lithobid or eskalith. Also, lithium blood levels & serum electrolytes monitoring. ...Read more

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My lithium level was 1.4 is this ok?

Yes it is: Call your psychiatrist today please to seek out a corrective measure before the day is done ps. Upper limit is 1.2. Take care ...Read more

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I had too much lithium, what should I do?

I had too much lithium, what should I do?

Lithium Over Dose.: Don't have any idea how much lithium we are talking about. For an overdose of lithium be seen at the emergency room. ...Read more