Lithobid Drug Information
Available in the form of an extended-release tablet, Lithobid® (lithium carbonate) is a prescription drug approved to treat bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression). It is taken twice a day, with or without food.
Some of the most commonly reported side effects of this product include:
- Loss of appetite
Although the drug is generally well tolerated, it is not suitable for everyone. Before using Lithobid, make sure your healthcare provider has up-to-date information on your medical history and a list of your current medications. In particular, let your healthcare provider know if you have problems such as kidney disease, unexplained fainting episodes, or dehydration.
(For more information on this drug, click Lithobid. This article offers a complete overview, including details on how it works, safety and effectiveness, available strengths, and more.)