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Do I need any special testing when i'm on lithium?
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Dr. Paul Pancner
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Lithuum tests
Typically, lithium blood levels are ordered periodically to make sure the amount of litium is ib tgerapeutic range.
In addition, other blood tests and some times uribe tests to make sure the lithium isn't negatively affecting other metabolic systems. These would include kidney functioning tests, thyroid fubctioning (t3, t4, tsh) and creatininecle creatininecleaacreatinineclear creatininecleara crea.

In brief: Lithuum tests
Typically, lithium blood levels are ordered periodically to make sure the amount of litium is ib tgerapeutic range.
In addition, other blood tests and some times uribe tests to make sure the lithium isn't negatively affecting other metabolic systems. These would include kidney functioning tests, thyroid fubctioning (t3, t4, tsh) and creatininecle creatininecleaacreatinineclear creatininecleara crea.
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