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What Is Lithium Nitride Used For
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?
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
What possible diagnosis for the ff urine test report: sg 1.035 pH 8.0 blood trace protein 100mg/dl l.Est moderate nitride pos. And bacteria of 50-250?
Used lithium years ago .Stopped when creatine hit 1.4...Now back to 1.2....Is lithium orate safer?
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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